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VIetorl* and Vicinity — Mo<!«rat« to fre»h 
•outhcrly m Indf. continued t%lT and warm 
today and M»iid«y. 

Lowar Malnlaivl — U«ht to modeiBte 
wlnd«. continued fair and warm today and 


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VOL. cm., NO. 560 

Victoria, b.c, Sunday, july 30, i9n 


OF m 

Proclamation Issued at Ottawa 
Yesterday Putting Sudden 
End to Existence of House 
Elected in 1908. 



AOrupi ueUlblUll Ui uuvoniiiiut.i 

by Surprise — All Leaving 
for Country,. 


D«l«rftt«a apeiid Most of DftT In Visit- 
ing BmvlUr •» ilJ»aoo»d» — Boma 
Baaolntlona S««lt Wttlx 

BUTTK. Monl., July 29.— The aele- 
frates attending tlia Western Kedeva- 
tion ijf Mlnei-H' convRntton took tt aa> 
off loUay and paid a visit to .A.naton(Ja. 
whera they Inspected tlie W iisUoe 
smelter as the b'uesls of the i"''|'"Se- 
m.'ni and Inter dined with thu itiUl i^'" 
smelter men. Today closed the He. on.l 
we«k of Ate session. The election nuiv 
come next SalurrUy," -but Inasnunh aw 
deauilut-y di.scussiona have alroiuly 
taken U]. most of the twelve HPSSlons 
held. It Is thouKht the convention win 
be dellberatlnK for another t<"-uUKht. 
A brief forenooji session wiis Ucui, aL 
which me convention voted t.i ^^'^'';,'^ 
i-fHolutlon providing that all mrn in th« 
niininK inilustrv shall b.»loiiK to a 
miners' local union, that all cluirKis in 
conflict with the resolution be 
and that all members of tl)« 
Kederation of Miners shall 
members of thn miners' unions in tneir 
respective localities. 

A morion to repeal the clause or tne 
conatitution prohlbUing '=^"^'"'^'"ff^^?"; 
t~nts fo'- specific periods was referred 

the use of "detoctives and armed thugs 
by the capitalist in carrying 
purposes" was adopted. ^_ 


Announcement of Elections 
Pinds Party Confident and 
Enthusiastic — West ' 'Will 
Give Good Results, 


p«moor«t« la ■ona* Maoh Oppoaad to 

oompromta* on Wool Qnaatloa 

— Ooautlon StKBda rirm 




OTTAWA, July 29.— The eleventh 
-of — Canada paeae cl out at 

to be 


e.xiaieiicc tOi3a,>', 
cal . complexion of a new one, 
elected on September 21. will depend 
the late of the reciprocity agreement 
between the United States and Can- 
ada. Premier Laurier decided to 
usli for an immediate dissolution at a 
meeting of his cabinet this after- 
noon, and at once notified Earl 
Grey, guvarnor-gencral. A short 
time later a special issue of the offi- 
cial Gazette Was printed containing 
the formal announcement and giving 
legal effect to the edict. 

In both Liberal and Opposition 
rooms the news was received with 
cheers, and the niember.s 
away to telegraph their 
worlters that the campaign 

Practically every member 

out its 


Southern Man Sojourning- in Vancouver 

la DangferouBly "Wounded — Soom- 
MCattig Held 

.iberals Not Sure of One Seat 
In Manitoba — Hon, Robert 
Rogers' Summing 

up of 

wa.s on. 
will have 
left the capital by tomorrow, and tiie 
campaign on the reciiirocity issue will 
begin all over the Dominion 
next week. 


today came somewhat as a surprise, 
as few persons e.xpected it before next 
:sveek. The refusal ot the Toiiserva- 
tlvfi minority of the House to close 
the debate on the provornrnenfs reci- 
procity resolution, and permit a vote 
on it, Hnd tlie Jmiirobability of a 
■ hantre in their attitude, rc.-^ulted in 
the govornmcnf.s decision not to kceii 
parjiament another day. 

This is the first time a session 
tlie Dominion parliament has been 
closed williout the appearance oC the 
governor-general in military state at 
the senate chamber to give formal 
prorogation. A 8 the senate was not 
due to rea.s8eir.blc until August !>, and 
as prorogation could not take place 
without both Housea being present, 
dissolution wbs resorted to. 

Although all the appropriations for 
the yenr have not been voted, the 
government figures that it has funds 
enough to suffice until n new parlia- 
ment has Ix'en elected and ns^embled 
to vote the remainder. The now par- 
liament will be summoned to meet on 
Ortobnr 11, and supply bills will be 
voted at once. 

Sir Wilfrid Laurier iuui bis mini.=- 
ters will take the stump and conduct 
plUform campaigns in all province^. 
The prime minister will coniine his 
attention to the central provinces and 
tjuehec, while Mr. Kidding, minister 
of finani-e, who helped to draft t!'< 
reriprocitv agreemeot. will devote bin 
attention" to the maritime province?, 
lor the opiiositlon, Mr. Borden will 
give most of his time to Ontario and 
Nova Scctia. 

The parliament ju.-<t dissolved hnd 
a membership of 133 Liberal^. ^-' '-on- 
Bprvatlves and throe Independents, 
giving the government a working ma- 
jority of more than fort^.v- 

K«m1)er «nd Bnrlnear Hurt 
EDMONTON. Alta.. July 23.— Hugti 
Clark, M. V. 1'. for Centre Bru<.e, (Ont., 
and Cliief lOnglueeK Kelilher, of thft G. 
T. P., were thrown from a r^n here, and 
both were aerloufly injured. 

*.,* r . — — ' - * ■ 

'"* ' Vancouver, July so.^Amaff »>»•"- 

ad Collwell was the victim of a mys- 
terious shooting incident In a^ room at 
the Buss Hotel last night and is now 
in the general hospital in a very seri- 
ous condition. 

\s far as could be a-scertained at an 
early hour this morning, the victim ar- 
rived In the city three or four days 
ago from the southern states, and 
night met three friends whom he had 
known in Los Angeles and San !■ ran- 
clsco. CoUw=.ll wp,-; the only one, it ap- 
pears who was forlunatfe to have a 
room, and he invited the others to 
•.ileep with him, The invitation whs ac- 
cepted the four of them going up to 
the room, where two of them slept in 
the bed, while Collwell and the fourth 
man .slept on the floor. Someone put out 
the light and a few minutes later ih\ 
^,.und of a shot was heard. On lighting 
light CuUwell was foimd uncon- 
wilh l-ioc-J .streaming own !iis 
Qjji a v/f.i.r'. In the irt;ad. 
""o'np"of 'ttuj mtr. imn.ediateiy teicpaou- 
Pd tlie police, w^H, when they arrived 
on tV.e scent had the man taken to the 
'u;spital, while the others were taken 
to the police frtatli n where tiiey are be- 
ing held for investigation. 


WINNIPEG, July 29,— The an- 
nouncement of pqnilnlon elections 



Boy in Contra Costa, Cal., Dies 
as Result of Bites from 
Ground Squirrel— First Case 
Reported in Year, 

rira at XionRua Point 
MONTRKAL, .luly 2'J. — in a fire at 
Losiguo Point, 20 wooden frame houses 
were burned to the ground, and some 
hundred people were rendered homeless. 
Twenty horaes were burned^ 

Daatuatlon In. Barnt Country 

NOKTH BAY, Ont., July 29.— Late 
advices received from the townahips 
of Hunmer and Caprcoi, north of Sud- 
bury, reveal distressing conditions, 
twenty-nine fam!Hf.'< being destitute. 



1— Tavlor Mill Prey 10 Flameii. ntupolu- 
tlon <if P»rllament. Conservative* Well 
Pi«>ptir«.l. Crulnei- Nlebf Fast on Rocks. 

:._HBy» Cermati BcHre l» l^olltleal Bluff. 

3_C)ovprnmfni Buys « Kamoua l.lbrnry, 
Th!-*"" Oppnitlna In Rooming Houses. 

4— JSdltorlui. 

D— Soclnl and Prr»onal. 

S — Npw'B of the City. 

7 — News of th» City. 

K — In Woman's Realm, 

8 — Sporting News. 

10 Bxa'mlnatlotm In High Schodls of B 

11— Tralnlna Ground for BnsUsh Girl."!. 

12 — Real ICstale Advts. 

18— Real Kitate Advts. 

14 — Marine News. 

15 — IS — Kxamlnatlons In HiRh Schools. 

If Happ«nlnK* In World of Labor. 

IT Vancouver Island Auto Co., Advt. 

18 — Church Services. 

]| New Union Club Building. Exaroina 

tlona In High Schools. 
gO—Oolonlat Advertisement. 
31— Itartiat*. 
•>2 r^laealfled Advertlspments. 

21— AdvertJeements, 

24 — David flpaneer. Limited. 


1— Ollmptaa of Oardena. the Feature of 
Bvery Victoria Home. 

:— Mlaainc BrMa Cauaed Sensation. 

3^UtaratMt«. Mualo and Art. 

4— An Hour with the Editor. 

•— AiKMlanca Asa«»clatlon. 

t-~<^li«t1(ri| !»a'Vl» Janiaaon on the Future 
of CilfHa. , _ . „. , 

t_ra«» «* Mtonori— PoiMlar pleturea 

I — 9\um (or Motor Baad. 

t-^rt«l4 «porta at Hom« anfl \broaa. 
1«,..-Tlt« Chtldren'a Pac*. 
Il->-i, F*l* *'** Woman. 

iy|^*^lbw«i«p M ji«fii«Tui* 

S\CRAMKNTO. Cai.. July 2!).— Dr. W. 
V\ Snow, secretary of the .state board 
of health, has received a report of a 
case of bubonic plague at Contra Coa- 
ta The victim was llurace Flood, aged 
seven vearn, who died on July 26, He 
is supposed to liave become infected 
from bite.s and scratchen of a ground 
squirrel. This is the first case of hu- 
man infection thni has been reported 
In tli>> last year. 

Seatli to S(itarralB and »atB 
gA.N KKANCISCU. July 2U. —follow- 
ing ilie death of Horace Flood of bu- 
bonic plague U) Contra Coata. 185 men 
liave b.en put to work by the federal 
authorities in San Francisco and the 
surrounding bay counties, waging war 
asalnst ground squirels and rats which 
carry tlte plague germ. The Contra Cos- 
ta ''ase is the first reported to the stale 
health authorities! this year and it al- 
ready has resulted in a state-wide en- 
forcement of the law enacted by the 
California leglsiiUure in 1909, malving 
it a tnlBdemeanor for anyone to harbor 
ground sfpilrrelR. The squirrels are be- 
ing poisoned and trapped by tlie federal 
employees, who are making every effort 
l,j "prevent ine communication of the 
recrudescent pla.y^ue germ to the rats 
of the city. During the lust year ilie 
rats have been freed of the germ and it 
was thought until the occurrence of the 
Flood case that Hie danger from In- 
fection by the squirrels had ceased. The 
federal health authorities were not sutn- 
moiied to allfcud the J'iood boy until 
two days before bis death, when it was 
too late to save blin. Dr. Rupert Blue, 
past assl.stant ."jurKeon 
Slates marine, hospital 

•'There Is ab.solutely no doubt that 
the' boy died of bubonic p;ague," said 
Dr. Blue. "Tho complete tests have not 
yet been made, but enough waa delnr- 
mlned to detdde the case nnally. The 
federal authorities liave put men at 
work In the nGigl)l)orliuod, about a mile 
north of Contra Oo.sta, and the state 
law regarding tho harboring of ground 
squll-els will be rigidly enforced. It 
the squirrels can be kept fom communi- 
cating tlie germ to the rats In San 
Francisco and oilier l.irge cltleB. there 
is no danger, but It is Imperative that 
the Btjulrrels be ulatuped out." 

Dr. Blue had hot been informed of 
the case of Joseph Bergman, who died 
at Pasadena of yellow fever, 

"Bergman must iiavc come from aoutli 
of Man«anlllo," Hald Dr. Blue, "1 am 
gatlsfled there la no yellow fever In 
Mexico north of th at port." 

•Mioas noote la Xaam* 
IMTTSBURG, Kansaa, July 29.— 
Flood* c»ut«d by haavy ralna In this 
vicinity today endfn»«re« Uva*. d«m- 
aaed property and cut off interuroMn 
communication with Charokej and 
Iroquola countlaa. Bridgea on the Jop- 
im and PUtaburr Electric railroad and 
tha Kanaaa City tfoutham ara In 4an« 
aer. Mora than a thoueand faet of tha 
Intoturban latlway'a roadb«d ««•' ^t- 
burr, M6.. «M w«fh«I aw*y. Orwk« 
near h*r« «r« awottaa to many 
t&air iMrKftl BlM. 

flftda thja Conaervative _ party well 
preparfea for the campaign, and at a 
smoker held in tho Young Conserva- 
tive club rooms tonight there was 
much enthusiasm displayed. 

A big effort was made last W«Df^ ^^ 
secure the Hon. Hotaert Rogers as a 
candidate for Winnipeg. The minlH- 
ter of public works lia.s taken the 
matter under advisemeni, but will 
return on Monday from his .summer 
home at the L,ake of the AVoods to 
take charge of the. Manitoba cam- 
paign, and will then give his ans- 

Mr. Rogers is brimful of oplinilsni 
on the outlook. Speaking before his 
departure on Wednesday to secure a 
brief vacation, he .said the return of 
the I 'onsorvativo party to power at 
the coming oleolion was beyond 
o.ucstion. He did not look for the 
Conservative party to gain seats in 
...._.___„ ruriri-Jti •-.-i' lh*f r!l?.rlt!rv,.-i 
jirovince.s. He l>olicved, however, that 
the i>arty would hold its own. The 
("ontsorvntlves will gain aome seaLs in 
Quebec, liut the Ontario election 
would go 85 per cent, against reci- 
procity and for Mr. Borden. British 
Columbia, he believes, will go solid 
for thp opijoaition. 

Manitoha will go almost, solid for 
the Conservatives. The Liberals 
havi; no hope of retaining Brandon 
Willi Sil't<m out of jiolltics. They 
nia>- retain Provcncher, but all lite 
present C:onservati ve members — Brad- 
Iniry. Rose, Schaffner. Aleighen, Sharp, 
Staples and CaniijlipU are unl)catable. 
In fact, the Liberals are liaving a 
hard time i>acifying the grain inan- 
agcr.s. It is tindcr.stood that R. L. 
Richardson, the editor of the AVinnl- 
j>eg Tribune, who is advocating reci- 
procity this election, vvill be allowed 
by the Liberals to be offered as a 
sacrifice against "Billy" Staples in 

In Saskatchewan the Conservatives 
ao not look to gain more than a seat 
or two. but in .■Mbcrta they will re- 
tain what they have. Messrs. Her- 
r<m and Magrath In the south are 
safe; Calgary will elect whoexer runs 
as a Conservative, while strong hopes 
are held out for defeating Hon. 
Frank Oliver in Edmonton, The bit- 
ter foud lietwcen the former attor- 
ney-general. Mr. (.'roBS, and Mr, Oli- 
ver is intensified. 

AVAHHINGTON. July 29. — DtmofiAtlc 
leaders of tiie house adopted anything 
but R conciliatory tone on tlie wool tar- 
irr situation today. Chairman Under- 
wood and Ri.'pre.senlativo Harrison, of 
the ways and means cominlttee, and 
other prominent Democrats, cxprebsed 
tiicmselvea tonight in unfri«?ndlv terms 
toward a compromise with tli«''^sctiate 
that would mean an in the rates 
of the original l^nderwood bill. 

Meantime President Taft is accredited 
^':• t!"cr; rv*^" i-lked with lilm toduu •"'•h 
a detcrmintaion to veto the bill when it 
reaches him. 

The situation in the house Is the key 
to the entire tariff tangle in congress. 
Cpon the action of the iiouse early next 
week rests thu possibility of further 
tariff leKl.slutlon at this session. Speaker 
('lark expressed conlidence today titat a 
wool bill would be agreed on in conlor- 
ence. and that it would oe signea by 
tliR president. 

(.Jiiiri iiOUbti icadci'S, KBW«VC!?, aSOi^tSS 

a more pessimistic view of the iiresi- 
dent's attitude, and expect the president 
to veto any wool bill framed by tho pre- 
sent Democratic-Insurgent Republic 
coalition in the senate. Another fac- 
tion, of which Representative Harrison, 
of New Tork, la the lender, demands 
that tite raw wool duty shall not be In- 
creased above 20 per cent. Tho general 



CHTaa Bmybatic OoBtradlotloa to Story 

of Xla Balnff lataraatad la rooa 

■ontaa Coal Xiao 

Strikes Shore Off Cape Sable, 
at Southern End of Nova 

■ Scotia, and is in-.Dangerous 



Steamers from Halifax and St, 



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KASTPOBT, Maine, July 30.-— Tho 
Canadian protected cruiser Nlobe la 
ashore off Cape Sable, the southern 

-j»i*ttrt — ftt — Nov a.' B oo t-1 Hr ~ -a-nd — Ktsanv&r*- 

. ▼ T_ .*.»_ .. 

SEATTLE, July 29.— -At a recent 
meeting of the Beattle Civic Forum, 
one of the speakers, who la also an 
Alaska coal cUilmunt, stated that 
Ultfoi-d Pinchot was deliberately try- 
ing to delay the opening of the 
Alaska coal lands in order to proiH 
by furnisliing Pocahontas coal to 
the United States navy yards on the 
Pacilic Coast, Pinchot being, the 
speaker nB««:-ried, 4i stockholder in 
the Pocaliontas Coal mines. The 
president of tiie Civic Forum at once 
wrote to .Mr. Pinchot, asidng if the 
sialeiiient was true, aiiu iuoti., , i.>.,<-,n - 
cd the following letter from liim. 
dated WHshington, July 25: 

•T am .Iclighied to answer your 
■letter of July 19 about the alleged in- 
terest of myself or my family in the 
Pocahontas Mines. 

"First, I have not now. and never 
had any interest whatever 'in any 
coal mine anywhere, or in any coal 
excfiot to burn in a grate, 

"Second, no member of my f.imiiy 
has now nor so fpr as I can ascer- 
tain, ever has hail, any Interest In 
the Pocahontas Coal mines. 

"Third, this Is an old He which 
dates from the time of the so-calle(3 
Ballinger-Plnchot Investigation, and 
waa dealt with and disposed of under 
oath at that time. The men who are 
retailing it now either know already 
could easily ascertain tliat it is 
r ' a^i V i SVv " glad lndPPrt~to-ati-- 


Huge Early Morning Confla- 
.gration Involves Destruction; 
of Lumber Concem, with 
Monetary Loss of $100,000 




Hundreds Witness Outbreak 
Which for a Time Threat- 
ened Large Gas Tank o\\ 
Government Street. 

J. a xstt\ 

promise, as it passed the senate, will 
emerge from conference an a measure 
based on a 80 par cent, ad valorem on 

wool. ■" ' '■'"^~ ' , 

There was no cliange in tlie situation 
of the senate, the coalition maintaining 
Us Htrengtli and Its parties expressing 
confidence In their ability to put 
through revision legislation. 

Three Deatha at Porcupine 

ronCCPLN'l':, Ont., ,luly 29. The fires 
started up again yesterday, and wiped 
out three camps, but everything is .safe 
■uurc. C. A. Close, president of the 
Toledo Trust Company and Inspector C. 
K. Vance and a guide, were drowned m 
escaping from the names. 


Spain Takea AoiloB 

MADRID, July 29.— Tlie Spanish gov- 
ernment is taking sliarp action against 
the Portuguese monarchists on the 
,,<... If _...«u..u,.\, KriB In -will utilize 

« ....i, it..,. ,1 £1,............^. ..* L_.......l 

troops" to compel the observance 
neutrality. Already some stores 
arms have been sei/.ed, and tiie leadei s 
in the movcTnent have been ordered to 
leave the frontier. 

and a transatlantic liner are hurrying 
to her assistance In response to calls 
for help b.v wireless. 

Tlie cruiser struck at 11.40 - | ^ tiv . on 
Saturday. Her position is regarded as 
extremely dangerous, as her starboard 
englneropm is pierced and she la tak- 
ing water forward and aft; according to 
a wireless message received here. 

The steamers Lady Laurier and 
Stephen from St. John, N.B.. are on 
their way to the stranded cruiser, as 
Is also a government steamer from 
Halifax, N.S. At 2.00 Wils morning an 
OCi?an liner was only 22 miles distant 
from the cruiser and Hignallod by 
wireless she was making all speed 
toward her. 

Two boats containing si.xtecn men of 
the crew of the cruiser have been car- 
ried away by the tide and are 

Te> rt*»Ti\' 


I thank you for giving me 
chance to answer questions. 


Xevolutloniata BucooBsful 

WA.SHI.XGTO.N', July 29. —That Uie 
revolution in Haytt is really a blood- 
less one, is indicated in a cablegram 
,to tlie aavy department today from 
lUjmmaiuier Oman of tho gunboat 
Petrel. He reports the Petrel's return 
to Port Au Prince from a cruise as far 
as Jeremie on the southern peninsula. 
All was quiet, and U was found that 
the revolutionists had been successful 
overturning the government witli- 


out fighting in the provinces 
Gi-findeanas and Tiburon. 


a lookout for 
expected to 

Automobile Driver Shot Dead 
by Man Whom He Was Car- 
rying as Passenger — Ap- 
parently Hold-up. 

PrlBOB for ■Wife Mtxraarar 

GEOHGKTOWN, I'.K.l., July 29.— 
Win. MolUncaux, of MilUown Cross, 
tried for murdering his wife on May 
4. and convicted of nnmslaughter last 
Wednesday in the supreme court, was 
sentenced yesterday by Judge Hassard 
to 15 years in the penitentiary. 

Deaths from Baptlo roiaonlag 

KINGSTON. Ont., July 2!t.— Withi-n 
fifteen minutes of cacli other Hazel 
and Maude, daughters of Mrs. VV. J. 
Shannon, Newburg road, near Napanee, 
died on Thursday morning of aeptlc 
poisoning. The girls were 15 and 11 
years of age respectively. The trouble 
was due to a defective sewer. 

of tho United 
iierc, attended 


Men in Crow's Nest Region 
Start Today to Record 
Opinions on Acceptance of 
Majority Report. 




FERXIE, B. C, July 29.— The min- 
ers tomorrow atart taking a vote on 
accepting the majority report of the 
board of conciliation, following Ita ac- 
ceptance by the operators today. This 
allows for higher wages but an open 
ehop. The announcement of the vote 
will be made August 4. 

The Corbln mine will be closed on 
Monday indefinitely, also all trains 
•Will stop running on the Kaatern B. 
C. railway between Macgililvray and 


ifpprtlag '«lrrit*r III 

OAKLAND. Cal.; July 29.— Kdward! 
J. ("Kddie") Bmlth, • l>oXlng refaroe 
ind Bpdrtlng wrU«r vt national reputa- 
tion. i« erltloally ill in a looal hoapUcl. 
Ha \M lutfvHttg from ttrahk fever, rap. 
trlli4uMa Iv aafrvwia proatrAtioa. 

SEATTLE. July 29.— Joseph Taro. 
who conducts a downtown automobile 
stand, was shot and Instantly killed 
by a passenger in his car at Twenty - 
seventh avenue and Cherry sticet to- 
night. The circumstances surround- 
ing the shooting point to either a de- 
liberate ))lot to murder Taro or to a 
holdup , expedition into which the 
automobile driver and his car had 
been impressed. The man who did 
the shooting leaped from the car 
after he had killed his driver and 
made his escape In the darknei.<». 
Taro was sliot three times through 
the head. The murder was witnessed 
by C. B. I.^mont, vice-president of 
the Moran company, and a molorman 
on a Madrona Park car. 

According to the story told by Mr. 
Lamont, Taro's car was moving east 
on Cherry street at low speed. As it 
approached Twenty-seventh nvpmi«, 
the car swung around Lamont's auto- 
mobile. Mr. Lamont. who was In his 
own automobile driving A'cst on 
Cherry street, feared there .vould he 
a colilslon and sliouted to Taro: 
"Look out. you are on the wrong side 
of the street." 

"This is a holdup." shouted Taro In 

Immediately the passenger in the 
rear seat leaped to his feet and shout- 
ed: "I told you what 1 would do to 
you," and began firing. 

Taro was shot three times through 
the back and head, tie was killed 
instantly, biTt his hands gripped the 
wheel and he remained upright. 

The automobile ungiilded. turned 
and ran Into the street cur. which 
had come up, and then swung around 
against the curb, where it stopped. 

As !t Btrtifk thfl curb. Taro's nasall- 
ant leaped from his placa and ran 
away. The revolver With which Taro 
was shot was found at the dead 
man's feet. 

The police have obtained only 
meagre description of the murderer. 
.\ccordlng to Mr. Lamont and the mo- 
torman the man was dseseied In a light 
suit and wore a slouch hat. A\. Taro'a 
stand It was' aald that when he start- 
ed out hia pasBcnger was dressed in 
blue. The police are of the opinion 
that the man who killed Taro was 
not the passenger he picked up at hia 
stand, but waa some criminal who 
had pressed the car Into service in 
the residen tial district, 

jriuN »« aan aeniMAlao 

SAN BERNARDINO. Cal.. July 29.— 
Aaalatant Foreat Supervisor Long is- 
sued a statement tonight In Which ha 
aeld that the fire in the Ban Bernard- 
ino mounti^ns was under control, al- 
though It might bum for several d»y« 
yet. Although the situation is encour- 
aging, the. rangers took no chanees but 
lasuod calls for mors men to bo on 
IMinA in cue the flro *houl« ««»ln (M 
beroBd eotttroi Mfm kotng Mtn»)ft«ly 

received by 
"S.S. Niobe 

to regain the side of the ve,<;sc.l. A. re- 
quest lias been sent from the vessel 

a-i-j;:" t':;- .-.cs-st to keen I 
the two boats, whlcli arc 
reach shore in the vicinity 
of Bacaro point. 

Following tlie passage of the naval 
bill in the Canadian Parliament in Ap- 
ril, 1910. favoring the creation of a 
niivy for the Dominion. Canada pur- 
chased the protected cruiser Nlobe from 
the home government for 11.075,000. 
Thp vessel was laid down In 1895 and 
launched In 1897. 

Her armament consists of sixteen six- 
inch guns, twelve 12-i<ounders, four S- 
pound <piick-firers and two machine 
guns. She has a steel deck and case- 
ment for iter principal batteries, carry- 
ing .altogether 19<"i to'.s of armor. She 
is 4:!9 feet long, and It is believed .sihc 
carries the usual cruiser complement 
of Bailors. 

Aid Sant 
The United 'W^irelcss offices had 
heard up to two o'clock Sunday morn- 
ing no further advices than contained 
in the first alarm, except that East- 
port. Maine, a wireless station, was in 
communication with the vessel and 
that Halifax was sending aid. 

This is the message as 
the wireless station h^re: 
ashore on southwest ledge of Nova 
S<'otia. .Wants assistance immediately. 
Position 44:25 north; 62:35 west." 

.-V hlfdh gale was reported along the 
Nova Scotian coast today. 

Baportad to Boston 
BOSTON, July ,10,— A call for help 
sent out by the wireless operator on tho 
Niobe says the starboard 
was pierced and flooded 
vessel was taking in watcrforward 
and aft Steamers from Halifax, N.S.. 
and St. John. N.B , have been sent to 
assist thp. stranded vessel. 

A wireless message from the Niobe, 
early this morning said: "Two of our 
boats have gone adrift, with sixteen 
men in the tide way and arc unable 
to regain ship. They would be off 
Hacaro Point about 6 a.m. Please In- 
form Bacaro Point to keep a 
for them and k^'ep us informed.' 


SE.VfTLE. July 
registered in a 
name of W. C. 

in Seattle 

29. — The man wlio 
hotel lierc under tlie 
Brown and who was 
found dying of strychnine poisoning 
taken in chocolate drops was identified 
todu." tu: C!!Hile= I'-orrast. of AYiUiamH. 
(.'ul. " A message received by the cor- 
oner from K. H. Forrest, of "Williams, 
said that Wic dead man was his son 
and asked that the body be buried 

i?t the 


Opinion Formed by British 
Public on Situation as Dis- 
closed Yesterday~"German 
Bluff Called." 

and tliat the 



Persian Government Offers 
Large Rewards for Capture 
of Former Shah and His 
Leading Supporters, 

LONDON. July 29.— The Moroccan 
crisis la practically ended. --Vt least, 
this is the opinion of the British pub- 
lic, although the Foreign Office Is care- 
ful to point out that the negotiations 
are now simple and may drag on for 

While greatly relieved at the im- 
provement in the situation, even serious 
minded Britishers in discussing the 
crisis are Invariably of the opinion that 
as war with Germany seems probable. 
It would be far better for England if it 
should come now than later, when the 
German navy will have been strength- 
ened ; and also that ICngland would bet- 
ter come to blows with Germany over 
Morocco, or some question In which 
France Is directly Interested; than on a 
question on which Germany and Eng- 
land alone are concerned In. 

In the former case England would he 
assured of the assistance of France, 
while in the latter ]>'raiica might, with- 
out dishonor, offer sympathy, but stand 
aKid« when it came to a flght. 

Germany, according to the English 
view, has made a bluff which is being 
promptly recalled, and ehe ia now pre- 
paring to withdraw. 

SeTsre Storin at Vome 

NOME, Alaska, July 29. — A severe 
storm loday caused much damage to 
aliipping on the roadstead. The tugs 
Defiance and Austen were blown aahorj. 
and the Lee sank at her moorings, 
gmaller craft hav«» found shelter behind 
Sledge Island. Heavy rains which ac- 
companied th^ storm have proven a boon 
to the miners. With plenty of water 
for suicing, work Is' Increasing. The 
finding of a nine-dollar nugget on the 
Nome beach has aroused interest here, 
and claims are being restaked. Reporta 
received here tell of tho finding of a 
i4-ounce nugget at Solomon and a 
forty-ounca ndg«i(Mk^ Kobuk. ~ ." 

In one of the most spectacular fires 
in the history of the city, and one whicli 
for rapidity of progress has probably 
-.^,t-.t,<^„.4,er^taforo nmlcUed^ia JViCtQXia_ 

r» I i-r^OMT T n» Rll I I r»» lntM.tx *. a»aA«* ■• »,ww«» -— ■ 

tho Taylor Mill Lumber company, north 
Government street, was wiped out at 
an eurlv hour this morning. While it 
was Im'possible to seouro deta.Ued 
amounts of loss the aggregate lose is 
estimated by members of the firm to 
be »1 00,000. 175,000 on buildings, ma- 
chinery, etc., and »25,000 on stock. In- 
surance to the amount of about J25.- 
000 was carried. 

The origin of the blaze Is a mystery. 
The night N\vatchman. Newlands, who 
was forced for his life before 
the flame.o, believes the tire waa cauaed 
by a spark from the furnaces Igniting 
shaving in the engine room. Mr. E. W. 
Spence. who was on his way home at 
1.15 ociuck first noticed the flamee as 
they appeared in llickerlng shoots from 
the wooden funnel of the drying 
situated on the Government street aide 
of the mill. He started on a 
for the alarm box when he m 
nlffht watchman flying in the same dl- 
rectum. K,i-yinn out. ■■ ••■ — ~ '' 
alarm." Mr, Spence discovered the box 
and sent in the alarm. In four minutes 
ttie brigade was on tlie scene and tlie 
first water turned on. In that incred- 
ibly short time the entire mills prem- 
ises w'ere ablaze from end to end, 
large, wooden structurea 
up as If made of tinder. 

Plant "VTas Boomed 
By the time the fire department had 
lialf a do-,5en lines .laid the plant was 
doomed, with the exception of 
flee building on the southern 
that was the chief centre of the fight, 
as adjoining it on Its south side wus 
the large gas storage tank of the B. 
C Electric company fllled with gas. 
Everv effort was made to preserve the 
office building and nearly a doien 
streams were kept playing upon the 
building and the long shed behind. 
These efforts proved successful and any 
danger from the possible explosion of 
tlie gas was averted. 

As soon as Chief Davis arrived at 
the scene of the blaze he appreciated 
the necessity of every effort being 
strained to prevent the spread of the 
flames to the adjoining mill properties. 
The harbor Indent at the north sldo of 
the burning plant prevented the spread 
of the flames in that direction and sev- 
eral streams were kept playing on the 
buildings and lumber piles ' 

Lemon-Gonnason plant Immediately 
across the indent. To 
shore line ran around 
the Taylor mill plant abutting It oB 
_ 1 r. — _.■ ^ um- 



the of- 
Blde and 

tho west 
to the rear 


from the Canadian Puget Sound Lum- 



TEHERAN, Persia, July 29,^One 
hundred thousand dollars was today 
set on the former shah's head and 
|26.00<) each on the heads of Salar Ed 
Dowleh and Shuah Es Sultaneh, the 
two Kadjar princes who are his prin- 
cipal supporters. „ .,, ^ J.„ 

Major Stokes, former British mili- 
tary attache, has entered the treas- 
ury gendarmerie sorvice which Is be- 
ing organised by the Amorloan tr«««- 
Sir-iJnsral ot>er.lg, Mr. »hutMf 
Attn this had been «rr«nte<l 
ftorsian mlnl»t«r ««tompt«d Jo 
v«n», thr«at©nln« tho F*»»w» 
n«t with reiw1»»U on tJ»* l»«1t? 
Ruggla." ',. 
iTor A CbM till* JAcmMt 

tii«^eeatr««t hU -""^ 

bcr company's mammoth plant. 
centre of the fight was the southern «- 
tremlty of the lumber yard. 

BTsry Bffort «ss4. . 

Every available piece of Hre-Hghtlnit 
anoaratus was brought into service »n<l 
practically every foot of hose was us^ 
In addition to the three Are engines tho 
salt water high pressure system waij 
In use from the comer of Governipent 
and Herald streets and great "»««t*nce 
was afforded through the "P«»"5» « 
the salt water system of the a C. 
MIectric . company. Whose '••^•""y ™' . 
stalled 1,000 gallons per ?))"«♦« "{•J' 
pre-aure system was In full worWn« 
order, and six strong streams were 
nlaved from the southwest angle of 
Jir yard upon the oltlce bnlWlngs and 
also upon the gas tank ^W^**,*" ^J^i* 
manner was kept at a normal tempera- 
manner was i^ ^^ ^ Electric com- 

Imny-s system took exactly fourteen 
seconds to start operations from the 
Ume the alarm in the Store street plant 
was received and water was on the 
Tmes as soon as the fire department 
arrived. Superintendent Tripp, of the 
company, directing oPf ^tj,""*- ^._„^ 
The streams from the high pressafo 

systems and engines ''«« «''°^' .,*»"* "T 
hydrant streams wer« futile. In »C^ 
when the mill building «" ^^e east eldo 
of Government street caught fire on tho 
roof the hydrant streams could not 
reach the flames. *»„.-».^ w» 

Long after the •""O*''''' »"'^'***fi„'2 
the fiame^. had reached tjje BB«» Mt«« 
(CAHtilM|tfa»n Page *, m*' ** •■>->> 





Fiftg Years Ago Today 

trrom Tha CoUmUt ef fyOj, », Itfl.> 

In order to aocommodale *''*•#* _2j!S'S?- 
nist we have changed the «ale « l?gWJf 
week. The ateamarS laave Wr tf* Vtfftt 
thla arrangement !»• eaafctef »«!^ 
tlnulng tha day of ftnltlMtttiSII III 

On Sunday afttrnoea It 
torloaa hlackgu«nl «ttd. Wlli 
oenta eaeh alMl'i 
bottlta of 
ptacs« t»« 

.(v*(i- 'ft- 



Sunday, JulySOt till 








$90: NOW 965 


$78: XOW ^58.50 

EIGHT IXCll CUT GLASS 15ERRV IK)\\L. Rcr. $575 = 

, XOW . . . ..^ .-«„.., ^4.30 


NOW ^1.15 


N( 1 W ;p4.i0 

CU'I' GLASS FERN DISH, with silver plated lining. Reg. $to: 

NOW ....... ...... ^7.50 

CUT GLASS SPECIMEN VASES, silver mounted. Reg. .$1 : 

NOW • 75^ 


\Tr>\.u fR.^.20 

Challoner & Mitchell Co., Ltd. 

1 1 r ooyoCTmear streM. J.w«u«p»- 



- 100% 

Wc Iiavc the goods if you have the money 

Orchard Land In 
Five-acre Blocks 

All cleared and in perfect state of cultivation. On East 
Saanich [\iiad, cli'sc tn Sidney and new E.xperinicntal Earm. 
Witliin live niinntcs' walk of proposed B. C. Electric line. 
^\'itll lar^c I'r' ini ;il;i' nn main road. 

ii)() ]icr cent ill ilii-^ t'ur }iHi within one year. Price, '^Z-h 
to S375 \n\ acre. Tcrni> onc-t!iird cash, Ijalancc easy. 

Wallace & Clarke 

\V. O. Wallace 620 Yates St. Tel. 471 R. Wilson Clarke 

Swininvlng' WingB — For the girls itiid luiy.s to learn to swim. Se» Salt — 
■r.ike a salt water bath at Itomc. Spongres— The Inrfce-st stoik In the vity 
lo (.'lioose from. Qasogreno* — .Make your own soda wiilei-, ll-o latest Im- 
lirovetl machine, lei u.s show tlit-m to you. 

CampbelFs Prescription Store 

Cor. yort and Bourlas Street. 

Victoria, B. C. 

W'c aro lu-omiit, we arc fareful, and we the hcst ui nwr work. We 
hauiUe only druKa and drUK&ists sundries, and can givu your orders 
jiruaipt and proper attention 

Ziook for tbe Blefn of the Camel 

'Tn a single drop of water, dcaiUy jgcrin is i)iletl ^-n germ — 
Get a microscope and sec them — watch the measly critters 
squirm."' — Widt Mason. 

Don't Take Chances 
Drink White Rock 

Then you'll he sure yovi are not imbibing cither a\i 
aquarium or a gra\e\ard. "White Rock." the famous Lithia 
Water is an easy .-olntion <-\ tb.a. pure water problem. Th's 
best cold bottle of the day is certified by leading analysts to 
be "ab.solulely jniic." 

Try White Rock in your home early in tlie morning, in 
the daytime or late at night. It is a delicious, sparkling tonic 
which the head of every Victorian family should insist upon 
his children and womenfolk drinking at the present time. 

Do not let your dealer supply you witb an inferior mineral 
water. There is nothi'ng too good for Victorians: it is 
proverbial of them that they demand the best procurable. 
White Rock is a little dearer than many other so-called 
lithias. its absolute purity m akes it well worth t he extra 

Pither & Leiser 

iWholesale Agents 
Victoria, Vancouver, Ndson, B. C 

II ■' - ^:,. ■ : . .. ' . 



Weil-Known English Socialist's 
View of Moroccan Crisis — 
"IVlinisterial Manoeuvre Be- 
fore Elections." 

the necesaary equare for ornamental 
purpoaea. and the public wUl be aaved 
from any unneceaeary taxation. 


"There will be no war. Germany Is 
pia-slng a game or Uluff in order to take 
advantage of a 'khaki" election In the 
winter." Such was tlie characteristical- 
ly orlBinal solution of tlie Moroccan 
embroKllo threatt-nlng the peace of 
Kurope, as seen by Mr. .Sidney Webb, 
l.,L.B., the eminent and au- 
thor and the most respected and rcs- 
ponsibl,' of I-InKllsli Socialists. 

Mr, and Mrs. -Sidney Webb--itils wife 
being one of the best known educa- 
tionists in the Old Country-— are on a 
plca.sure visit to Victoria in the cour."5e 
of a (our round the world. 

"Aol I do not for one nioment be- 
lieve there is any Immediate prospect 
of any but verbal hostllitieH brcakinR 
out between England and Germany,' he 
said. "To my mind, it is a political game 
to suit ttU parties. Germany will have 
a general election about December or 
January next and It is certain that the 
Social Democrats will gain anything 
Uj? t9 100 K»ats. It. therefore, has oc- 
currod to the German government to 
fall back on the old ruse clayed w'th 
such success In Kngland in laOO and 
take what w« call a "Uliakl" election. 
The prospect of war abroad means 
peace at home and the German govorn- 
ment knows that the danger of war 
with France and Great Britain will raUy 
public sentiment ,to its support and 
ensure a return to power, that if an 
election were taken on other 8ro#.id8 
would inevitably end In defeat. 

''JSfor need one look very CZoScly tO 
see that this game of bluff is as much 
to the a<Ivi)nlage of Mr. Asqulth's min- 
istry as to the present German govern- 
ment, raced himself with the pros- 
pect of an early dissolution on the 
Dordis veto, Mr. Asqulth and his col- 
leagues have already chloroformed op- 
position in parliament by the warning 
of impending war and he is sure that 
such a cry would be as effective in the 
country as in the House In rallying na- 
ilonal support to the party la power.' 

Socialistic legislation 

TIk' l.ador l.s very optimis- 
tic on the spread of Soclall.srn in Iilng- 
iand. The country i.s being permeated 
by yoclaii.stic legislation, be said, and 
tlie moderation of lOnglish Soclalisis 
enabled tiieir tends lo be examined and 
tested with less prejudice and corrcH- 
pondlngly greatei- advantage. Mr. \AVobb 
was astonished at and far from sym- 
pathetic to the "political excesses iit 
vaiiauiari Socialiani and Wxk vli>icnc« of 
its expression." He supports the policy 
01' i)orme:uion that has so effectually 
infected tiio Liberals in Un-r Old Coun- 
try with Socialistic doctrines. 

Mr. Webb'i Career 

Botli Ml'. .■Sidney Wtbb and ills cle\t-r 
wile enjoy u very higti reputation in 
the politlisal worlu, despite, lathcr then 
because of, tliolr Socialistic sympaliiles. 
.Mr. Sidney Webb leculved a Catholic 
cuucation as a boy in SwltisurlaiKl, 
Mecklfciiburgi Schwerlii, at the iilrli- 
beck Institute and City of 1/Ondon Col- 
lege. After serving as a cl'Mk In a 
colonial t)ioker's otfice in Licndon, lie 
passed into tlie law division of tlie 
war office Ijv open conipetilon, and by 
llie .same Icst was a:ipointed surveyor 
of which post lie Jield from ISTa- 
M. Tiling of tax surveying, he pas.sed 
in open competition into the r;oloiiial 
office, which post lie resigned ten years 
after in order to devote himself to 
anthor.^lllp and county council work. 
Politics apart, Mr. Webb is recogni'/.ed 
generally as one of tiic ablest admin- 
i.slrator.s and most valued mi;mbers 
that has ever .served on that august and 
responsible body— -the Ijondon County 
council. So absorbing has he foiiftd 
municipal politics that he has refused 
many tempting offers to enter tlie. 
THrilamentary llst.s. For some time 
.Mr. Webb was lecturer on political 
economy at tlie CMty of London College 
and the Working Men's College, which 
post lie now holds nt tlie London School 
of Economies and Foii Ileal Science. 
In connection with London University. 
Mr. Webb has lonK been one of the 
most active and InfUientiul members of 
Uie senate, and Is also chairman of the 
Board of ."Studies in Economies. Tlie 
high esteem and respect in whlcti liis 
work and knowli-dge is held by ail 
political parties i.s well exemplified in 
the number of Hoyal t.:ummissloners 
and Parliumentary committees of In- 
(|ulry on wh.ich Mr, Webli has been 
clio.sen til serve. His .services w«'re 
particularly of value as a member of 
tlie Royal Commissions on tile Poor 
Law, and that on Trade Union Law, 
wlilch sat from 190E-1P06. and of the 
departmental committees appointed by 
the House of Commons (n Inrjuirt Into 
Agrlrultur.Tl Hett lenif'nts and Kmigra- 
tlon n !i05-fi I ; Territorial Army (1906). 
and Clrnsua of Produetinn (innvt. 

To have Ills i-ont ribution.s to poUticn! 
and economic literature would be to 
catalogue a librarv, but among his best 
known works Iiftve'been those on "In- 
dustrial riemocracy." "Problems of 
Modern Industr>-," "London Kdncatlnn." 
"Snciali.«m in lOnglnnd." and liis liis- 
tories of Trade L'nionism, Liijiior Li- 
censing, and his valuable work in 
"Kngli.sli Local On^'ernment," He also 
rnllabrated with his wife in her ndinir- 
able book on tb« Co-operad ve Mo\e- 
ment in Great P.rltnin. wblcli w.ti fir."! 
miblished In IRfll. Roth Mr. and Mrs. 
Webb are of course, prominent mem- 
tipr.e of the Fnlirnn sooletv, wiiich 
guides In+ellect "al Soclaliwr" in 'Riironp. 
Tbe viiltlnc Sorlnllnts sail ''rom here 
KM Tueodny for .lapan. on board the 
fnatia JTani. 



Joe Tyler Oaptarea M. C. KalaUna 

Oiiampioaeblp Keld Z«at Tmk 

by a. ■obwenffeni. 

vxMcniivpn .July 29. — Replete with 
tood teiiiilii that brou«ht round* of ap- 
plaUKs, Iht) fourteunlli ujinu*! lawn tennis 
tournanieni of the Vancouver Tvnnl» (."lub 
wa« bruuffbt to a lucceiiful concluilon to- 

The event of the day was the op«n eln- 
»le« between Mr. J. C. Tyler, of Spokane. 
and Mr. C. 13. li-oloy, or San Krauclmo, 
which reaulicd In a popular win for tbe 
Spokane man after a cloeo and exclliiig coii- 
leoi. The uaine carried with il the Main- 
land champlonthlp of Drltlah Columbia. 

Mr. Tyler won th« NorUiw*i«lern cham 
plonshlp a few weeks ago while Mr. Foley 
linii a. brilliant record In California, Foley 
bad the belter of the ))lay In tbe flrii 
mages but tired lowaids the end. while 
Tyle: Improved thruupthout, nnlsUlng; in 
dttshinc style. The winner takes the ehal- 
Iftiise lUp, wmi by Hcbwmgers of Victoria. 
lust year. Tlio iieore of the match was 3(5! 
i<-3; 10-12; 6-3; 6-3, 

In the ladles' sInKles .Miss lle.kett « on 
from Mrs. Talbott, alter a liaid-fouglil 
Kanie. the second Bet jsolns to 11-'.'. 

The tluol ladles' douhlea. Miss Heokett 

and Miss Gillespie, 

The final in the mixed doubles between 
H. ti'ttirelt and Miss GIllesplR, and Vi. R. 
Montgomery and Miss Keekott. resulted In 
a win for the former by 7-5; (l-S; 6-;i. 

The sportntora witnessed a close and ex- 
citing mateb !n the final men's doubles be- 
tween Messrs. K. Jukes and E. N. GlUlatt 
and II. Garrett and K. .T. Marshall, the 
play belnir much closer than the score would 
indicate. The game resulted In a win for 
Messrs. Garrett and Marshall by 7-5; 6-3; 

ly punished and tbe penalties ai a 
rule wer« deserved, althougrh a couple 
of times tbe wrong man grot the 
check. Altogether New Westminster 
players spent a total of 57 minutes 
ott the penalty bench, while Vanuuuver 
men rested 37 minutes with the 

Penalties; — 

First quarter — Ion. Vancouver, 5 
minutes; Allen. Vancou\er, a min- 
utes; Mathesun, Vancouver, 5 rn'ti- 
utes; J. Glfford. WcBtnilnster, 5 min- 
utPK- G. P.'"'Mp. \\ . MtiiilnH'"r, 10 
minutes; Grifllthj Vancouv^. 6 mlii- 

Fourth tjuarter — Ion. Vancouver, 5 
minutes: Howard, Westniiiiater, 5 
minutes; Ion, and Murray, rest of 
match (approximately 1 Vj iTilnuto.s.) 
match (approximately IVi minute?.) 


■leattie MUUsrs Bsport l^srga Oraers 

for Delivery Daring Beptamber 

ana Ootobsr 



SKATTLK, July 20.— Record-breaking 
export flour orders for September and 
October delivery liave been booked by 
Scuttle niiilers during tiie last two 
weeks. Millers said today that the 
wiiipmeiits during September and Uc- 
»oUu>- ««»ni liu tbu laricesL ever iiiadu 
from Puget Sound during those months. 
One mill has Chinese orders . on its 
books for lUO.OOO sacks of bluestcm 
cut-off, and several other mills on 
tidewater and in tho interior have so 
mucli business that they are not at all 
anxious to take on iwiK. business for 
September delivery. ' :" 

A feature of t'he flour business how 
developing in the far east is the de- 
tiianu coming ituni Daiuy ttiid Tiow 

Tsin, ports to which comparatively little 
flour has been shipped In the past 
from Puget Sound. North China flour 
merchants are In the market for flour, 
and Hong Kong dealers are also out 
with large inquiries. ; • ' 

Millers have Just reduced the price of 
iTvpovf finnr fn ^3.40 ner l;>»rrel. a re 

Con Jones' Lacrosse Lads 
Take Their Fourtii Match in 
Minto Cup Series — La- 
londe's Brilliant Play, 

duetion nt "S> <^<?"t? At that price and 
the "iT freight rate now prevailing io 
the Orient, millers have been able to 
undersell Australian millers. 



Pandora ATeana 

Sir, — Many people wonder and enquire 
of me by telephone and otherwise re- 
garding the extension anil widening of 
Pandora avenue, and whether it Is 
blocked — and when one reflects on the 
wny our work has been criticised by the 
Times paper and the mayor's action in 
trylni^ to kill It by getting up a hot air 
plan that would cost millions, one which 
he knows would never pass the council, 
yet he pcrnlats wasting the time of the 
city ofnclals, making plans which will 
only go to the waste paper basket as 
Morley's million dolar mushroom, and 
when we are confronted with such tom- 
foolery, it is no wonder the public ars 
muddled as to what Is really being done; 
HO to ceport progress I will Jjuat say that 
the extension part through to Oak Bay 
avenue has been passed, and Is now law, 
and the widening near Do'jglas strset 
ir«> are now working on, and when "ws 
get Pandora street widened io the K. A 
N. statloii, the market property will 
then alnoat face on Painlora striMt, and 
will be the most gppropriato pUmso to 
buiM • ^iy liali. vbA ttwrv will t»»-»ttt'A 
tow Ncnpa of iMid to ucpropriat* to ffrtB 

VANCOUVF.R. July 29.— Vancouver 
came back with a vengeance today 
in the seventh league match, tlie 
local Minto cup aspirants winning by 
one of the most sensational Clnishe.s 
evt>r witnessed on the local lacrosse 
field, the score at the eouoUislon of 
play lielng 11 glials to G anti once 
agfiln tlie VancouvcTs have the edge 
on the world'.s champions In the 
nnrr.hrr c.f g.T.:r.rK v.-o.i. Vancouver be- 
ing credited with four victories. 

It looketi as If the famuus Salmon - 
tndlies would grab the game in tlie 
last (luarter today when they puHed 
down a long lead, secured by the 
locals In the second (juarter. They 
opened the last nnarter two goals 
down hut before the teams had been 
In action live minutes they had punc- 
tured the net twice, tlelng the score. 

It was then that the Vancouvers 
performed their "come-back" sensa- 
tion with telling effect. Twenty-five 
seconds after the .Saltntm-bollles hail 
sent thrills Into their own supporters 
by notching the tlelng: gf'«l. the Van- 
cntneis opened the scoring and by 
brilliant pa.sslng in front of the gonl 
ftiid spectacular work In the field, 
bulged the net five times In succes- 
sion behind Sandy Gray and brought 
the total tally up to ll-(>. 
Xislonde tbe Star 

Laionde'g marvellous worl< In front 
of the goal with a man practically 
iianging over his shoulders had a lot 
to do with turning what looked like 
a .ipfs»at intt) .a glorious victory. It 
was Lalonde who started the goal- 
getting. Tie took a pass right in front 
of the goal with his check hugging 
him, but lie turned and placed the 
ba!) in the net for the winning gotil 
before Gray could set hlm.sclf. He 
followed up tills sensational play with 
an even greater .stunt when he took 
a pas.s from tho side with his hack 
to the goal and sliut the ball over his 
head Into the net. 

Following this the Vancouvers got 
three more goals in rapid succession, 
outplaying the world's champions at 
every stage. 

The champions' defense wa."? com- 
pletely demoralized by the hrilliancy 
of the Viincoiuer attack and ihcr;.- had 
al?solutely no chance to keep out the 
fast moving oppo.slng scoring division. 

L'p until tlie last quarter when the 
score was tied and Vancouver went 
out and ran In five goal« in a hurry 
the play was probably not as bril- 
liant as has marked some of the con- 
tests In the past, but was just as 
stronuous, as tlie jiennlty list shows. 
Vancouver had the liettcr of the play 
in almost every quarter and the ma- 
jority of their goals were tlie result 
of snappy comlitnalion plays, while 
four of tho Royals' goals resulted from 
individual work, their combination 
being broken tin liefore they could get 
within sight of the V*ancouver goal. 
Willie thei-e were some who never 
conceded the Vancouver.^ a chance In 
view of what the champions did to 
them in the I'lst match in New West- 
mln,ster, but even tlijsse admitted that 
It was a \astly superior bunch of la- 
crosse players than what represented 
the local club that played phiyed on 
Queen's Park two weeks ngq. 

The Vancouvers displayed better 
form all tlirough, and although the 
Snlmon-bellies threw an awful scare 
Into the supporters of the local team 
when they tied the score, Vancouver 
deserved tho victory. Their playing 
was more effective and the home team 
had the New Westminster defense 
gussing In every quarter. New Weat- 
mlnster played hard lacmsae all the 
way and never abandoned hope, hut 
today they met a superior combina- 
tion, the final score .lust about indi- 
cating the difference in the merits of 
the two twelves. 

AU-Btan XnproYS. 

The changes made in tho line-up of 
the Vancouver team added greatly to 
the strength to both the defense and 
home. Wlt,h the exception of Wlnto- 
mute on Instead of Feeney. New 
Westminster fielded the same team 
that defeated Vancodver two wct-ks 

Messrs. Dltchbiim and Okell, the 
both well known Victoria players, of- 
Qclated as referees, and although 
there were j-pme acts deserving of 
heavier oennltles than were handei^ 
out, th<^r work op the whole w«* 
good. They made both teams e'lm- 
Inate any nnneccMmry roagh play, and 
although one Or two c«s«e esoatMsd 
their attention. ti)«ir ditptey WM v«nr 
wtUrttctory,^ Oir«iulM% w«r* prompt- 

Tea TUousand Harvesten to Start from 

Ontario Shortly — «o Danger 

Of Kuat 

TOIiONTO, 'July 29.— The call for 
50.001) farm laborers for t'he w^estern 
harvest resulted in hundreds of appli- 
cations to pas.senger agents for tickets 
on the first train which leaves August 
;i. It is expected that 10,000 will leave 
Ontario for the west on that date, 

MINNKAPOLIS. Minn., July --•— 
Canada wants 20,000 men from the Un- 
ited States 10 lielp harvest the crops 
of Saskatchewan. K. Hodlcy Auld, »ipc- 
clal labor commissioner of the province 
- ...,._. „., ..„,.., I.. t.:..t {.-. K^r.iiro 

the men. has arrived in Minneapolis. 

"Suskalc'hewan wiU harvest 200.000,- 
000 bushels of small grain this fail and 
summer, and we have not tile men to 
help do the work." said Mr. Auld. "We 
want men from the United Slates, and 
a special inducement will be made by 
th- railroad companies and immigration 
authorities to allow them to go to 
Canada. We can assure them of ten 
weeks' work, starting about .August 10. 
Wages are from %-l.M per day up." 

R10GIN.\. Sask.. July 29.— To a 
Western Associated Press representa- 
tive today A. F. Maniey. deputy min- 
ister of agriculture, denied the report 
recently attributed to him to the ef- 
fect that black rust had appeared in 
Saskatchewan. It was true. Mr. Man- 
stated, that he had stated a con- 

tinuance^o'f wet" weatiher would be fav- 
orable to rust, but that was all. As a 
of fact no coniplalnts of rust 
received by tlie de- 
to the present time 


have so far been 
pariment. and up 
.„mark»blv little damage has been re- 
ported from rust, hail, frost or aity 
other causes. The present fine weath- 
er is just what was required, and its 
continuance will ensure an exception- 
ally fine crop ready for harvesting 
about the avorB,e;e date. 

In Danger 

Julv 'j:!.— The 

on tlie northern 

with its popula- 

The Best Equipped Men's Store in Victoria 


Are a great aid to bodily comfort these days. Your needs in 
this line are well taken care of in our immense stock of Hot 

Weather Wearables. 

Negligee Shirts, all the newest designs, up from $1.25 

Summer Underwear, U]j from 50^ 

Light Hosiery, up from 25fJ 


The original Cellular Underwear — clothed with air 

■Shirts, with half sleeves or f!3|}*,tCf?gi"h : draweis. knee 

length or full length. Each . ... . j.^, ..^.,.. . . -^l.SO 

r '■I T 

Wewfoundland Town 

ST. jcniN'S xrid.. 

little town of i-artlaini 
tlestruction bv a forest fire, whicii h s 
made considerable inroads in o tlie 
" rtlvlng Homes. Every ablebodied n- 
r..'v..-,„„'; (« ft--htine the fiames, b.t 

there is no indication ini ^"'.v 

control t he fire within a slio rt_time. 

SEATTLE. July 29.— President R. H. 
Lindsav. of the Northwestern League. 

today appointed I'o"'^,^. »'l?'^'"',XTi\' 
ing editor of the Seattle Post-Intelli- 
seneor secretary. President Lindsay 
tool^^his action In order to have some 
one to look after the affairs of the 
league when he is called out of the 
ctiy on privat e busincas. 

British Team Wins 
WOOLWK'H, Bng.. July 29.— The 
rrl<'ket team representing the Royal 
Artillery College of this city, today 
deteated the players of the German- 
town, Pa., Cricket Club who are mak- 
ing a tour of England by eight wick- 

Princess Theatre 

Formerly A.O.U.W. HALL 


William Slock Co. opening bill 


All the week at lOc, 20c.. ROo. 
Seat sale Monday 11 a.m. box of- 

Romano Photoplay Theatre 

Monday and Tuesday 



Direct imperteriii 
Ctiineeo *nd 
furalebing good*,! 

Call and ^iteaite 
(•N pwreiaMtat': 

W • ot Ja W lisun 

BCBir's rxnairiSKEma 
laai ooTsmiriKEiTT 8t»s>« 

Special Notice 

' Our Agents are now calling on tho 


And win demonstrate how Dustbane keeps the dust down when used 
In sweeping. Also its value as a sanitary method of cleaning carpets. 
Hugs, Straw Mattings, Oilcloths and Wood Floors. 

Not only makes sweeping easy, but It destroys tnoths and disease spread- 
ing germs. Dustbane vlf? packed in attractive yellow tin cans. 
Give a trial order to the Demonstrator for a 40c. can, to be delivered 

by your grocer. 


R. P. Rithet & Co., Limited 


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622 Trounce Avenue 
Phone 1377 



Capital Paid Up $ 6,200,000 

Reserves $ 7,243,000 

Total Assets $100,000,000 


Special Attention to 

Which may be opened without any formality or delay. 

Victoria Branch: 
Victoria West Branch: 

J. A. Taylor, Manager. 

R. H. Hardwicke, Manager. 




9,ipgnmm9 Weaday a»a »Bee«ajr.^ 

"Between Two Flresl" an episode 
from the Franco-Prussian war. 

"The Snare of the City," an absorb- 
ing drama of the present. 

'■The T#o "Fathety," a iwrtraral of 
rreat dramatic meHt. 

The tmmAlnK Lady," one bl« lau^h 
throftphout. / .,- 

.. I ■ , I ■ - i f -■■ ■ I v^ I' ■ — 






■u • 

•uwiay* July SPI. Itll 

YiciomA DAUJC JUiH4UiNii!^r 


The Store That Serves You Beat '■ 


Every year tftat Has roiica aiiniim nds Oiuugui ^.a au---- 
knowledge and experience in what to stock in the Biscuit line 
that will giye the most satisfaction to our many patrons. The _ 
name Macfarlanc, Lang & Co. is a passport of Biscuit relia- 
bility. H<rc are a few of the many M. L. & Co. kinds found 
here : 
Forfar Shortbread, just the delicious kind you'd expect from 

"The Land o' Cakes." Per packet 75C 


Historical Collection Is Sold by 
\yir iiie+iop Mflrtin — Rare 

Records Oeal with Explora- 
tion in the West. 

^wiss Cream, lb 35C 

Rich Qat Cake. Jb 35c 

Italian Macaroons, lb... 50c 

Playmate, lb 35C 

Small Boudoir; lb 50c 

Granola Digestive, lb...4ac 

Tyrol, lb 4°^ 

Croquettes, lb. < 35c 

Fine Water Biscuits, lb. 35c 

Butter Fingers, lb 3°^ 

Cream Puffs, lb. ....;. .35C 
Oval Rice Tea Biscuits, 

lb _ 35c 

G c r rr. n r. Rusks (square) 

lb .*• 40c 

Mixed Macaroons (Angel- 
ica and Cherry) 5°^ 

Independent Grocers, 131 7 Government Street 
Tels. .SO. 51. 52 Liquor Dept Tel. 1590 

In connection with tbe recent an- 
nouncement of the government respect- 
ing the completion of the plans of a 
much-needed udUltlon to the parUament 
hutldlngB In the form of a splendid 
(Ire- proof llbi\iry, come a further an- 
nouncement which will be of great In- 
terest ni'. "'Illy o "'e pi'oplw of Brit- 
ish Columbia, but to all who are Inter- 
ested in thQ exploration and^ history 
of America. 

It is that the provincial librarian 
anrl Mr. Etholbert Scholeneld, 
has complftted the taking over and ar- 
ranKen-lent of Hie historical library of 
tho Hon. Mr. JUi!ti"» -MMrlln. of the 
court of appeal, wiilch the govonuiient 
has recently noaulro.l after prutractefl 
negotiation. This ce-lcbrated coUectlon 
stand unecjualled by any other within Us 
wide scope, namely, tlic exploration of 
Canada of ^.-i^^" Superior, and la 
the result of twonty-tliree years or 
specialized effort In Europe and .'Vmorl- 

1 :, 4.1,2 "a"*^ "^ tho ifturned collector, 

I who"ls*'"recOBntzed a:^ tho first author- 
I .. ,. ...1,1. „„...,..,>,,. nf that reclon. 

i liy "O lil« UiUxivy*,. ^■i.' ...^ -- , ^ 

and It Is not too much re say u-a^ -;<"' 
modern publication on the subject is 

HO hlKiny esteemed a« hi« o^» ^^Jf'lnv's 
work on the Hudson's Bay Company 8 
I.and Tenures and Lord Selkirk s Set- 
tlers in Red River. P"^"^'^^'^ .l^j/^Jl". 
don In 1898. wWlc hlg two cr"^l'« Vol- 
umes on ehc mlnlns laws o^ «J '«. P^^^l 
ince are too well known to require fur- 

thankB of the puWle »«wr«*lr. •»« 
.tudenlB and men of letter, pwllcultrly 
for hav»n« ewiured for Uem In the cap- 
lUl of thU province the means of a» 
cess In •« complete a manner to tfte 
hlBtorlcal recorde of our oouutry. U 
l8 not out of place to eay that while 
the acquisition of thle unique collec- 
tion in prlWiarily due to hie weU-known 
real \n hlB Important work >"' lt_ cguld 
not have been accompUahed had he not 
been so fortunate as to tlnd the «oy. 
ernment fuUy alive to the opportunUy 
and to receive epeclal support In Mr. 

.. „.,,.•, _..Ar.» ir>tnr»ii» \n nv«rvthl&C 

pertaining to his native province, and 
In Mr BowBer'B desire, as the depart- 
mental head of the provincial library, 
to have It made worthy of Brltleh Co- 
lumbia. . . „ . ^ -B- 

Nor should th« work of Doctor C. F. 
Newcombe. of ihU city, and His Honor 
Judge Howay. of New WestmlnBter, who 
were commLssloned by the government 
to asBlHt In valuing the library, be over- 
looked. These well-known authorltlefl 
on Northwest Americana epent labori- 
ous days In carefully examining the 
great mass of material In the posses- 
sion of Mr. .lustloe Martin. Much Is 
due to their historical and blbllograph- 
lt;al know|,ed ge ajid 'eaj^UB effo rts. 

Summer Outing Shoes 


Late arrivals have brought us many smart new- 
models in Tennis and Crociuct Shoes, i' 

McCandless Bros. & Cathcart 

555 Johnson Street, 



A trip to our drug store— no further trouble and you need 
not be worried regarding hot pavements and thot^ght of much 

Solves the problem. It keeps the feet cool and odorless, ban- 
ishes foot-fatigue. Invaluable to tourists and store clerks. 
25c package here only. 

CYRUS H. BOWES, Chemist 

Telephones 425 and 450 

1228 Government Street 

Our Electric Irons Are Making 
Many Friends These Days 



Should vou be so unfortunate as not to have an Iron, phone 
us and we will deliver an Iron to you for 10 days free trial. 


B. G. Electric Railv^ay Go. 

P.O. Box 1580 Light and Power Dept. Telephone 1609 

Phone 272 

Pressed Brick. Fire Brick, Fire Clay, Paving Brick, 
€ewer Brick. 

The Mikado Bazaar 

1404 Oevemmertt St. 

Vlcteria Hox^ei Oto'.-* 


ONLY ^750 
,6 3-4 acres of good level land, 20 chains sheltered 

Howell, Payne & Co., Ltd; 

T«l«i»boii« I7t«. 

613 Pandora Av. 

ther mention.' 

VOry JaxiB" «<— — ^- 

The collection, which now nuttb«tB 
some eighteen hundred voU>mes and a 
great number of pamphlets. iiiapB 
charts, engravings and manuscripts of 
excessive rarity, hnd of late year« In- 
creased in m-/.e and become so valuable 
that thero was not proper or safe ac- 
cwnniodatlcm for It in the owner s prl- 
val6 library, with the rosUU that the 
most valuable item.s had to bo stored 
In vaults pl.'iewhere. Which had the 
eff.ect of splitting up the Ul^rary .".nd 
rnnderinB It very inconvenient t" /o"; 
snU, not only for the owner, hut foi a 
larpe number of people, many of them 
visitors from abroad, who freauontly 
came to sec It and refer to rare worU«. 
but wero ofti-ntime'w unable to do so ror 
llie reason given. 

In this state of affairs, Mr. Schole- 
fleld, as provincial librarian and ar- 
chivist fell tliat so unlciue a coUectlon 
should. If poflsihle. be »^«'1« "'^:*'„^^: 
cesaiblo and placed out of the ,danKei_ 
of (1esiruct;on n.v nfr-, „,....n -n -a- ' 
been an incalculable loss to the student 
„nd historian, because a larsre number of 
the items could never be replaced The 
Icaulring of m.ny of them. 'n<leed was 
a matter of Ions years of djlliRcnt 
Bearchlnp In the preat hook-selling cen- 
tres of Europe. Not a few "^ the Items 
have never been on the market at all. 
Tn three cases nearly fifteen years 
elapscl before the prizes sought were 

Mr Scholefleld consequently opemea 
negotiations v.ith -Mr -Tusllce Martin 
which finally resulted in the removal 
of all the objections that the owner had 
to parting with the fruits of a work of 
so many years, and the collection was 

purchased bv the '^"^'"'•"""•"t' ,.^''..''""'! 
as possible "The Martin Collec*"^n will 
be cataln^ued in a manner worthy or 
its unique features. 

XSany Tr»ftSTir««. 
To bCKln to enumerate even the rarest 
item'' of such a libra.ry would be^ a 
leuBthv task. But when it is said that 
It cont.ilns in fine condition nearly all 
the scarcest books and pamphlets j.n 
^v,. ^.,ui.,nt It dcaW with, bfinff partlc- 
li'lariy "rich in material relntlnfr to Uie 
Hudson's Bav company, which had Jur- 
isdiction over an the repion 'n ques- 
tion and the Oregon Territory. It 'WiU 
he understood what treasure Mr. hchole- 
nehl has been so fortuni'tp ns to ac- 
nuire and what a illstinction will be 
confe'rred upon the provincial T^rary 
by Ua possession. Xo doubt In the 
vears to come students and scholars 
from all parts will pather here to con- 
sult the rare works which this col- 
lection of Northwest Canadiana is com- 
posed. . . 

Space mn"t be found, however, for 
reference to an Invaluable maniiscrlpt, 
which is *be (jem of the conectlon. 
namelv the oriRinal loK of the ship Im- 
perlalKaRle. which visited these shores 
in 1787 under comihand of Captain 
Charles Barkley. and also to two man- 
nscrlpt accounts of canoe vo>;^gcs 
through the Rocky Moimtains T^V J-l,„i- 
Bon-s Bay company's officers tn 1823-4. 

Combinecl with th- exceedlnply val- 
■uabJe conectlon already in Uie provin- 
cial library, the results of the patient 
and unremitttnir work of many years, 
and the Invaluable manuscripts In the 
department of archives, the material 
Just acquired will form a library of 
orlKlnal and secondary authorities with- 
out equal in the world as far as the ter- 
ritory affected la concerned. When all 
this material is arranged In the hall to 
be provided for it In the now library, 
the student public will have an oppor- 
tunity of examining for themselves a 
•wonderful coUectlon of hooks, pamph- 
lets, maps, charts, engravings and man- 
uscripts relating to the discovery, ex, 
ploratlon and settlement of the vast 
territories lying to the west of the 
Rocky Mountains, of which th« prov- 
ince of British Columbia is now the 
largest political division. 

A riMnonB X^lbrary. 
In such manner has the collection 
founded so many years ago expanded 
j^^k^^ famquB library. , 
^^tfr Sch«l«fleWr" Is ehtltle'TP to the 


Crystal Th»atr»— We don't know what 
our prosramme is yet as we have not 
' rccctvcct It. b"Jt —re i;;urcc! '~f s.»"« u*- 
cellont one. We have changed our ser- 
vice and from now on our patrons will 
he guaranteed tlie best first run pic- 
tures that can he bought. Our Baby 
Contest starts Monday and will run for 
two week.s. On entering you will bo 
given a coupon upon which to vote for 

... *-U-* «»!.».. ..,>,... fnry^-tf TVlftWA 
Vlirt itttUy L^CH. ttk.fco.. ^w— - — .*.N..,* _.,»- 

coupons you place In box- tn lobby. 
Pictures Srro snown on the curtain «i.iiu 
are numbered. Bring in your pliotos 
any tlni«ii the. earlier the better and 
enter, the contest. The prize Is $5.00. 
Age -iltnlt: three years. * 

Majestic Theatre — The big programme 
for tuniorrow and Tuesday, is compos- 
ed of. hlKh class features, "Between 
I Twa yiroB," an alahnnitfily yQrlte4 <?^,t. 
L .ftlKi - dcpictins. «» fP*sod« ^iiring the 
f Frarioo-Prli'sslan war and stiowV graphi- 
cally some of the problems which con- 
fronted people In that memorable con- 
flict: "The Snare of the City," a heart 
touching dramatic picture showing some 
of the snares and pitfalls for the coun- 
trv girl who seek.'? to make a living 
In' the city; "The T-wo Fathers," this 
picture tells a story of- a man who be- 
cause of his destitute circumstances Is 
obliged to give his baby daughter away 
• to a \^eaUliy friend, who adopts her; 
"The beading l.ady," a comedy deplct- 
in.iT Bridget 0'l'"lynn. a cook, taken from 
the kltclieu of an eating and 
n\nde an "actor lady"; it is one hlg 
throughout, * 


Who will appear here this week with 
the Williams Stock Company. 

WlUlama Btock Oompanx — The latest 
dramatic news for Victoria is that Mr. 
Davy Williams has leased the A. O. U. 
W. hall and converted the same into a 
family theatre for the production of all 
the late plays and comedies. The open- 
ing bill will bo Milton Royal's beautiful 
comedy drama entitled, "Friends." This 
play will be given witli all now and ap- 
propriate scenery and adequate stage 
settings. The dast Is exceptionally 
clever. Miss Pinkie MuUaly, the lead- 
ing lady, appeared here with the Red- 
years have added still more to her 
beauty and ability. Mr. Arthur Cyril 
has many friends In this city, and he is 
known in the theatrical profession as an 
earn-st talented actor. Mr. Van Dyke 
cornea from Ppokano. where he was a 
great favorite with the T^awrcnce .Stock 
Co Miss Margaret Doyle Is late of the 
Lois theatre. Seattle. Mr. Byron Loucke 
la of the Seattle theatre, and Mr. Dave 
Williams is considered one of tho finest 
comedians In the west. The remainder 
of the company are earnest and consci- 
entious artists. . 


Th« "CaApb^Il Gir"' «■ undoubtedly th« 
trMitil «lrl m VtcterlB. 


Correct Fall Fashions 
Shown by Campbell's 

They're here— the very finest models in the 
new Suits and Coats that ladies will wear this 

Styles notable for clever finishing, for fine- 
ness of line and every detail, but the very first 
point that impresses one is the BEAUTY and 
DIFFERENCE of the rare, rich maiermis oi 
which they have been made. # 

' Rugged roughish materials in diagonals, tweeds as welT a5^,tKe 
always demandable serges and broadcloths. Rugged Scotch grays 
and b owns that twinkle with flecks of bold contrasting color 
sprinkled recklessly about-have been chosen ^Y an eye keen to 
_4|,^i, ^cKierful possibilities, and moulded marvellously into gar 

iilClivS t.i*«». vv**l v* >^— "^***> ■*^' *;r-H -'■■..-■■ ;". ''■ •-.■•■*;■ 

Master tailoring there has been— but never 
■tailoring that was more masterful or masterly 
than that which has wizardized our Coats and 
Suits for Fall. 

Anticipating the unusual demand for early 
buying, our Mr. Campbell has expressed us, 
direct from the recognized style centres, some 
scores of fashion's most authoritative models. 
Further shipments will be coming along daily. 

You will undoubtedly be pleased with the 
sliohtlv extended length of the coats (to the 
suUs) and the late skirt fashions— some with 
plaits, others severely plain. The price range is 
very extensive, commencing at $17.50 until they 
reach $75.00. 


Only yesterday we unpacked an express ship- 
ment of Scotch Waterproof Tweed Coats. 

These Coats come in the real Scotch mixtures 
with round or raglan shoulders and wind-proof 
sleeves. They are built very much after the fa- 
mous Burberry Coats (for which we are exclu- 
sive agents). Indeed, they're splendid warm 
coverings for motoring and the cool fall even- 
ings. Prices from $18 to $30. 

1008 and 1010 Government St. 



Second Hand Auto Bargains 

Full Stock 


B. C. Coast 


, -ii ' i I' ' 

Complaints of Work of Nervy 
Burglars Reach Policy.— 
Suspects Rounded up by 

One Hupmobile-Torpedo body, "sed only 
three months, complete with Top. Glass Front. 
Side and Tail Lamps, Head Lights and Generator, 
Gabriel Horn. Eight-day Clock. Spf« and 
Tire Holders. Cost, with extras. $i350-00. Price 
now only f 850.00. Only reason for selling, pre- 
vious owner purchased a four-passenger car of 
same make. 

Also the following bargains: 
Ford— Four passenger, four cylinder, f 350 
Buick— Four passenger, four cylinder 

Price *^ 

Rover— Two passenger, one cylinder f400 

Hudaon-^Five passenger, four cyHn<kr. 

Price *1«» 

Ruuel Demonstrator— Four «^>'^*"***'^'*j][? 

passenger fJBOQO 


■tor* 7»0 T»««« 9^ 
0«n«* net »fimBUm Mi* 

Repairing— AH Kind* 

"If You Get It at Pfimley'a. It's All Right* 


'" "lodi" 6o*«riiment at 
Uktc WHitt'c Muplo fltor* 


Despite the exam;'« made by Magis- 
trate Jay a few week, ago when two 
expert room-workers were each sen- 
tenced to a year In Jail following ilielr 
conviction for having atclen varloue 
articles of value from rooroe In local 
rooming houses another gang of like 
criminal propensities ha- be«n at work 
during the past two weeks, and numer- 
ous complaints have been made to the 
Bollce authorltlea of the depredations of 
the thl«v*s. In several cases occupants 
of rooming hoas«Mi tiav* seen the intrufl- 
er<i bttt^ maS? dlffer«.t dwcrlptloiis 
of %Mm i^»»e b«ii tlTM* " th^re are 
canes reputed. A considerable amoiint 
of stuff h«« baan stolw. while in sorts 
GMM th« MiMiy »ppe»r«»ee of ^ m- 

explained their prbsenee »» t'?J •"^.'T-'^ 

p,4tendlng that he *" I^^J "" »»* 
Mr. So-and-so. who. of court*. WM wj, 

known in the place. : ,^ 

A number of Iniirii^^* who., ^r^ 
«ence In the olty ham 4«t been Tery 
rrr^thy bSt who. wMlf »ppe.rtn« to 
hav'e nothlSi to ^'r*XJ^m^^ 
ot ample funds. )»»T*,^J3^S 2 
hy the police and 'n^"**JJ^V^ i-Ii 
fir the p*rp*trators of the th«fts hw*» 

not bwra located. ^^ .^^ 

Within .the paat f«w "•••^^^^ 
tlcular Vprid of th* *<;^^ '" 
than u«l|»l»y oon<p*«*«*' 
they h*** ■howB. 
operations havtnV 
no ll»ti» •mUi»t *» 
oeeMUM «t i*"^^ 



,mii^ tltri* •«■•■ III ttft 
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Th* Colonlit Prlntlnt and rubllablBg 

Company. Llmlt-d I-lat'lltjt. 

1111-1116 Broad 8tre*t. Victoria. B. C 

S. B. H. MAT30N 


Delivered by carrier at io^eenta par montli 
If paid In advance; «0c per month U p*l<l 
•fter the 10th of each month. MalU4 po»»- 
pald, to any part of Canada, axcapt the oltjr 
•r suburban dlilrlcts. which ara Covered te» 
our carrier* or the United KIncdem. mt tba 
lollowlns ratei: 

One Tear **06 

eix Montha *•»•' 

Three Montha l-tli 

LoBdea Offlco: W-n noM Btron 

Manuacrljt offered tor aalB to The Colo- 
rlat muBt he afklretisoil to the bualnees office 
otherwl«« Ihe company will not asaume the 
reaponslblllty of the return of »ame to the 
author. ,. M. ,■=. S. arifpt/d by„ other tjvftn 
the busineeg managrr will not be paid for. 


Pai iictinri.L 'urt-a been dissolved. >;om- 
Inatlons uill take place on Septemt)er 
14 and, the olection one week later. The 
date will he as convenient as any otlier, 
although perhaps if nominations linil 
been fixed for the 2tst It would have 
been better. We suppose, however, that 
t^.e rarmers -srlSJ is ibout tJjroBSh.Tyit'.i 
^j^thelr harvest by the dA^a fixed. »h(J that 

lime Riven to prepare for the election 
Is quite long enough especially as 
every one knowa the chief Issue upon 
which the contest win be fotiRht. That 
issue will be the Reciprocity Agree- 
ment. Doubtless local and personal con- 
--e^oratiaBB wrtU Bntar into tho cnuinntgn. 

Already. «een evidence of • disposition 
on th« part of InHuentlal Americans to 
looK upon the agreement as « commer- 
cial conquest of Canada to be follow- 
ed by the exploitation of the great nat- 
ural resources of our almost virgin land 
to mAlie good the results of waste and 

<Jtn {iic t2th?r hftT^<i *h* r!on««rvatlveB 
claim thiit the results of the National 
Policy, Inaugurated by them more than 
thlrtj; years ago, and not materially de- 
parted front but on the contrary fol- 
lowed by the Liberals, has been to place 
C»nad» in an unprecedented condition 
of pr»aperlty; they claim that thl^ 
prosperTty ought not to be Interrupt- 
ed by' any doubtful fiscal experiments. 
They contend that the aim of all Can- 
adla'ns ought to be to promote Imperial 
Bolldarltf; that inter-Imperial trade will 
be an Important factor in accomplishing 
thH, and that recltirortty v(*lll tend* to 
dt#eai it utterly. Th«y see clearly that 
Die course of events w!U compel the 
United States to give Canada every ad- 
,.-^i„.T~ '— -*>^n •'•11' rtf frHiiA that is 
profTert'd by this agreement and hence 
claim it to be in the degree unwise 
for us to enter into a trade Jiact to 
obtain that which we can obtain with- 
out tying our own hands in any degree 
whatever. They stand for Canada as 
rr.r.-r:rl:l5h ra1*«:,;:t|!(»Ifc^nrA;TO 
commercially. ; li;.; vv^ \ 

Suc-.i'^;- Oii Si*afe'-?S«s. 4enutleiS ■ of an 
local or personal considerations, all ap- 
peals to partlzanshlp or prejudice, all 
exaggeration --tifj^ passionate appeal, 'it 
presents Itself to us. Months ago, speak- 
ing of the fact that some delay was 
likely to o'cir In the negotiations with 
Prrtidant Taft, the i^frlnnlBt Bftld tQ .Sir 

in wueoec -+05 mcvm.v^rtnKrtcmnn> of iuK 

government will play some part; In 
other parts of the Dominion it will only 
be lrt,.;.^tl as._ane_!i: ; tlie Ijiberal 

policy as it altects iinpei lal relations. 

It is greally to be regretted that re- 
distrihutifi!! iHi! precede an election. 
"We sn.v t' '■■ r.iii'i'ii' ii|-oCr>B-|nir 1i> knn\i.- 
how reili-li'ilMitV'ii v ■•n'.A ,uTf- • '.^^ 
relative .standln;; of ilic p.irtieM. in the 
c'oursft of a few tnontli«; it would liave 
been possible ~to have Riven tiif West- 
ern Provinces their due sluire nf I'arlla- 
mentary repre.sentutlon. In that event 
tiie British t'olumbia contingent In the 
House of Coiiiniotis woultl Ijnve lieen 
nearly, ; i|ulte, doiihlcil. The prov- 
ince eu'.ely inusii have ui)w;ir(l.s nf 300,- 
nOO populntion, and taUlnsr "0,000 as tlie 
ji! .•:>:i!il.- divisor for reprcseiiial 1 vi' pnr- 

insleail of fi, and perhap.'^ «-. nil,i;ln have 
3 2 or more. While it U po.sslhle. of 
eour.^;e. for Brilisli- t'oluniliia to express 
Its \'.eus'Mi rfi-rpi.>e!ty tiy electint: seven 
irenibers, it will not be in a position 
to exercise tiiv illative niimerlcal In- 
ffluence in parliament to which Its popu- 
lation entitles it. If a province wliicli 
nniy he entitled In fairness, and may be 
entitled in law after a few months, to 
send I- members to the House of l^oni- 
nions is prevented from sending more 
tiuin 7 to pronntinee upon an important 
i.-'-sue. liotvever true it may he that those 
.7 members will represent the view-! of 
the people. It cannot be claimed that 
l!io5;e \le\v.« will have the weight to 
which they are entitled when it comes 
to a vote in jiarliament. To what extent 
Sir Wilfrid liaurier may Itave been In- 
llueiiced by eoiisldera tlons of this na- 
ture to hriiii: oM an election without 
waiting for redisirihution, we shall nut 
undertake to say. 

The roiiiini; eleetlon will be a liirn- 
Ing point in the hlstor.\- of Canada. We 
have come to a tliii^ when we mu*il 
as a p'o|de deiermin^ tlie general rhar- 
Hoter of Canada's future. This is no 
time foi- the employment of extravagant 
language, for it Is desirable that the 
issue shouki be presentea frankly and 
without iiaHsIon or iire.indlee. \\'e may 
'.50 Con-crvativ.";; or v.-e may be Liberals, 
but' It is to be hoped that we are all 
alike good C.'nnadiu. IS and loyal to the 
Krnpire. The Lanrier ministry has nego- 
tiated a reciprocity a;;reemenl wild the 
United tstates. As a iiroposal bearing 
upon trade that ai;reemeiit iias its good 
feature-! ns well as tlione ihat are ob- 
joctioniible. On which side the prepon- 
<leranc'- lies we have never been very 
i-.'irefiil to InvesLicate. Jf the uuestion 
simply were on our part whetlier or not 
we should tuke the duty off some few 
article^, that might very well have be<-n 
decided In the way in which ordinary 
tariff changes are derided. If on the part 
of the United States the tiue-Jtloit were 
whether or not some of our products 
sliould be adniHted to that coimtry duty 
free, (.'aiiadlans would not have to con- 
cern irienifietves about the matter at all. 
At present ewch country Is tiscaUy in- 
dependent of. the other and the legisla- 
tive body of one is not obliged to con- 
sider the legislative body of the other 
In deciding how a customs schedule shall 
be arranged. But by the lie ciproclty 
Agreement we sticfincfc our fiscu! In- 
d*t>«ndent'e. Let it be granted at once 
that both parties by the terms of the 
afreCnVent reserve full freedom of ac- 
tion, this does n<5t alter the oas* In 
|*ct. Reciprocity will tie us up commer- 
ttclly to the United Stales to such a 
UMiggr** that, whether we will or no, our 
fl|ttire trade policy muiit b« largely and 
|iiMb»bly substantially determined by 
thikt of the Republic. All prominent men 
Jo the United State*, even those who 
«r» careful to repudiate lh« auffgeatton 
that reciprocity Is a stepping stone to 
•nn«Mit*>nn, take this view of the case, 
m^ It t» a view that In stiatatnable by 
rvMOO And ordinary common •ease. The 
^«l*tlon>li}p of Camui* to th« United 
i|t«^a coil*m««lin|' Ctli n*Vr again be 

'm^^ mm 'timi JtKtttm «i-«edom 9v(t 

M# «nj«y. ^ *•• Mm m« «* !►«>- 

9»ii| MttNnHMit. If ti *^^ »«*r «>- <lia- 

tMt|'«^«r« «^V>My dwl^vto fttit«r Into 
II |«M^ tf^ l,irln«a*tte» with ^ 

•VrH'friii' ^■j a i upi » r~> --''S6«Aai 

That Is our advice to the people of Can- 
ada today. It 58 advice which we think 
the people_of British Columbia will heed 
when election day comes. 

win say with Canon Henaon: "I thought 
It yas the L.ord*a Buppor. but if U !• 
only yours, I do not want to go." 

t — 

The case of the 81kh woman and her 
df.ughter before the courts on an appli- 
cation for habeas corpus Is one of 
peculiar hRrdslilp. We do not. propose 
to rommeint upon the legal aspoct of the 
case, but we feel that Is only right to 
say that the case Is one in which the 
.Pomlnlon government would be fuUy 
Justified In exercising Ua undoubted 
powers to permit the woman and her 
ehiui to remain In the country. Her hu*- 
band Is a Sikh and a very deserving 
man, who has by Industry and thrift 
accumulated considerable property in 
Canada. Naturally he wanted to have 
his wife and child with him, and went 
to India for them. Now he finds him- 
self fliynfronted with tlje possibility that 
they may he sent hack attain. This will 
be grossly unjust If It is allowed to hap- 
pen. It Is not desirable that any con- 
slderablo increase In the Hindu popula- 
tion of Canada should be permitted, but 
as a certain number have been allowed 
to come in, it is Kros.sly unjust not to 
allow their wives and family to Join 
thorn. There is no other part of the world 
where such inhumanltv would be pos- 
sible small wonder Is It that the Sikhs 
are throwing away the medals, which 
t;.«y once wore with ho»o.v hut wh.c. 
now represent to them only a useless 
sacrifice. ^ ■ 



(Continued from Page 1.) 



♦ l>r\hpr and 
bla-zlngTamrs "were left to"'marK the 
snoi of one itt the city's chief lumber 
rndus?rles The iteat was intense and 
on nearby roofs across ^be street m 
mates were carefully guarding against 
the possibility of damage to the strue- 

proposed to pass a bylaw in this 
cii'.- requiring pedestrians to keep to 
the left. Why it shotjld be, Ihougllit de- 
sirable to adopt a rule here that prc- 
\ail,s now hiie else in the British Do- 
minions as far as v.-e arc aware we 
do not know. There are Buhstantial 
reasons aKainst ."uch a change as Is 
proposed. Vehicular traffic keeps to 
tlic left, whsther the vehicles are cfCr- 
riages, motors, or street cars. Take 
thi! case of a person alighting fiom a 
carriage under' t.he present rule. Wh.n 
it (Irav.-.s up to the kerb the person 
steps oil Into a stream of peojilo mov- 
ing in the same direction as i" i> ro- 
ing, and as ..le chances are very few 
that he will alight only to go in the, 
direction from v.-liieh he lias come he 
will be less incommodt ' than lie would 
he if the people were going In the op- 
,„.sUe direction. Take the case of a 
person wisihlng to take a carriage or 
stiiet-car. If he keeps to the right ho 
will be al>ic to see from the edge of 
Iho sidewalk where the vehicle is and 
would not be obliged to force his way 
.ncioss a moving tl'.ro;u;. as would be 
case If he had to keep to the left of 
the puvemeiit. Take the case of a 
crowii of people, some on foot and some 
In carriages coming out of a public 
place, say for example Beacon Hill 
Park. If both pedestrians and vehicles' 
• ..(,1 t,, the left they woulii he. in cacti 
othf^r's way. wh.-reas if the vehicles 
went to the left and the pedestrians to 
the right there would be a minimum of 
confusion. We understand that in some 
cities In the United Stales tlie rule is 
for pedestrians to keep to the left, but 
this Is because vehicles there keep to 
tne right. 

*""^'' Incredible Bapldlty. 

n.-twern -.15 n"'l ^■■«" l''""- ^'\'', ""*' 
break was at its heif^ht. The flame.s 
bLd spread over almost the entire yard 
^naee of the lumber compan>. I.atink 
up the closely packed piles of nut luin- 

;;;/..Hh mcredibie "v"'''in'%d!rvrn" 

shot skywards, breaking in ^<^<\'^lf 
masses at a height of over . huttd ed 
yards. By this time over a milti-.n 
■feet of lumber were afire, pUcs of >< 
falling away into charred masses. \n 
spite of the apparent cot.sumpHon of 
the eomhustlble mass the fire seemed to 
sain in brightnes.s, and fanned by a 
.st.-ad\ biee-/e. the flames commenced to 
re-i.-h' across Government, endangering 
n.,. storage yards of the Taylor cc-m- 
l)Any at the corner of 
street and Princess avenue. Shortly 
before 2:,10 o'clock the telephone wires 
leading to Victoria West were put out 
of commission. 

Tongueh of llame licking the fiont of 
the wood.m buildInK h.-longing to the 
mill companv at the corner of Gov- 
ertfiiient and Princess set it alight 
time an<l again. A couple of were 
brought into play but the weakness of 
the streams rendered it very dllllcull 
10 save this structure. 

The most ihrilling episode of the 
entire contlaeraiion' was the dangor 
instant Iv reali/.ed by the hundreds who 
flock.'.! to the scene, of Uie large Jjus 
tank of tlif Victoria Cas company ex- 
ploding. .V dozen lines of hose were 
kept constantly in play for nearly an 
hour, keeping tlie outbreak from in- 
volving Ibis danger point. 

Again ami aRain the old two-storey 
office structure of tJie mill compan> 
Mtg' almost flush with, the larg. gas 
• eservoir became isniicd and seemed in 

'Montreal Is talking of a $10,000,000 
city hall. This is a pretty heavy propo- 
sllton even for the present Cana^ll&n 
metropolis. It Is said that the work 
will take twenty years. By that time 
Victoria will I'e challenging Montreal's 
commercial supremacy. 

.\ despatch to a contemporary says 
the news of dissolution "caused the 
wildest excitement" In Parliament. It 
must tnlCG precious little to -excite the 
members of that body If they went 
wild over a piece of news that they 
have' been expecting daily for a week 
or more. 

The City Council has come to a Rea- 
sonable decision In regard to out-of- 
door meetings. It will not do a bit 
of harm to letting th* aoclallsts speak 
their little pieces on tbij streets so 
long as they keep out of the way of 
people who have a deslie to the 
streets for the purposes for which they 
were made and are maintained- 

imminent danger of 

The efforts of the firemen 

goini; up in smoke. 


■;io"'ve"d successful, and this building. 

;:'"lch b«d IL become Ignited would 

have "alm.ost certainly cauucrt tne i-^- 

ervolr to explode, was saved. 

A Harrow Escape 

inct after Mr Spence sent in an 

alat^t^ IM noticed an individual burst 

through one of the upper ^vln.'.ows in 

he tifni ad.ioinIng the spot -^-^nce t u- 


"•-^"urSrw-^onS b le. badly? and"r;> Z ::.Z t^o tb. J-pHal whe^r^e 

his iniurles were attended to b> 


the en 



1,. intiii-lf><j were ntieiio>'ii 10 ■■.' 

lis InJUIl'S \.<rt _ „*,„_ ut« ^ucape I 

tantv lmmedialei\ altnr 1 

he entire building was wrapped in 
./nmes. The dry nature «' the bu Id^ 
It^cTand thr Inflammable nature of the 
con%n"s and adiolnlng pHes of lumber, 
vefe suH. that l-nrdly any sparks were 
*• ' ' 1 .. i,.,..n,..,-. w!i« SO com- 

sKViiiK of arljoln- 

« ^he ccMubustlon was so 

nb '; Fu-tb-r almost the entire lack 

„f pr^^■ wind nn'icubt".l1y 

'•.trou'r factor In the 

'"';,"''"ri:'J„.. .f fnllln^ Dower' wires 

, . fi,r"nnliee— th'> reserves had been 

c^Ued ot.r-busy In keening bnek the 

callCfl om^ ^^^^. j^^^^„„ ,,^„t proved a 



It Is very gratifying to be Informed 
that the miners are going to work again 
and that the dangers of a coal famine 
wHl be averted. The government took 
the drastic course of suspcndinip' the 
duty on coal, and the Importatlona that 
win be made in consequence Combined 
with the output of the mines will meet 
the needs of th« people. 

There Is a case between the Privy 
Council m which the right of the Usher 
of the White Rod to collect certain fees 
nn apprlntment to the peerage or to 
ordeiH of knighthood le Involved. Four 
pecrit bnvi not i^id tip,* and It j|a^,ome- 
what anxislnM to know that oihe' of the 
alleged delinquents la Lord Halsbury, 
nho Is the head and front of the pre- 
sent oppovltlon t|i the Lords to thr Par- 
liarf-mt BUI. 

electric street Mshts were kept burn- 
irr/ .pltb the accompanying danerer to 
' '^ and public '- -"■" ♦'^'» 

In case the 


^«»t«t««»t wjWfctevtr t1i»f 'Wg 

AvwHter In an BngHah paperf dls- 
ousstnir the right, of Nonoonformlata ta 
be adinitted to Communion with th« 
CJItun:^ «f EtnglfBii^ <K»^pare> . It to ^tui 

AMtuMht of a 111*1111^ tWI,* l^diiNi lUtob i «t>naay . V|a^*j!» «iroa*lfijt . ^taolay 

pj«§«« adirtutad t« 

•«h«P cjttti. "^ «* 

HoiMr Country itt our Ji*i»t«r p«mim«iMi, ^ ^ =, 

y "T . ul mtwltr tf hkmvtm ^f*b*t, correctly d*««flbe« ^ fttUtud* of 

any vonaioerabto tramowv of i>*ai>iii to- 

the firomen 

wire.T f-""!!. . ,, 

TYt" bre'tvery wMstle wss 
fshortlv after the outbreak occurred and 
H iB a Strang^ oolnnldence that only a 
fortniJhrago Mr. Krlc UHn. the mjn- 
S"er of the milt, .^bouin have a».ked the 
fire chief to arrange for an alarm of 
this nature to be xoiinded should a riiu 
dcrur In f'^- ">caUty. - 

In two short hours practically 
nnthlna of the pli|nt but the charred 
office building was left to tell of the 
ftd»rceness of the fire. , - 

For years the' mill district has been 
the centre of the danrcj isone and t!i.> 
ranldltv of tbiw mornirfg's fire in 1t« 
destructive work Indicated the menace 
whIcTi a big «!«nflagratlon In that sec- 
tion Would prove. 

At * a. m. the fire was well under 
control. Hoses were, still playing on 
the bik lumber nlles al the northern 
end of the hurning area. About 9:15 
b'<'lock a water main on Oovernment 
atreet between Flsguard and Cormor- 
ant streets, burst, the sidewalk rising 
fnr a sho-^t snace to a .height of abo»:l 
a foot Large quantities of water 
nnbi'<»d nloni t^e roadway along Oovr 
e»-nment and down' Cormorsnl street. 
With tho advent pf daylight the crowds 
who bad been ..^"itching th«r conflagra- 
tloW he«l»ri to dl*l>erae. realising thai 
all furtb^r rt(»n<-e«*'harth^enaverte«l. 

pev.* B. H. Igaae WHMam«, latg of 
Newbury, Kng., ha* ^rrlvert . at Fort 
George to , Inaugurate tha permanent 
work thera of ,tho Anglican *»nowiln«- 
ItHHB. , A church edlflce Will. J»l «r«ct«d 

in vh« "*'«"■**•*'''*•■ V •-■'* 
*u»tiatic« tirtMwv ot tha 

er of 

jp«rk« vaheoiiVet^^ ahow inat laat iiord'a 
Dfty the** inctadcd 31.7M fiwdeatftenv, 
.ttil^- moifitm,^' »3-i;.|iili!k«, V 94f'.-','"rHmt\ »• 
MAdlalMkrvag, la »!#«!««. MM ITI 

The WeilerBros. Store is the Store 

that Shows the Wag, that Makes 

a Home Possible for Evergone 

The splendid .stocks, the splendid go.ods, that comprise them, the 
more than reas^miabic ])riccs at vvhicli we Oiicr tiicm riiiu tuC very 
convenient terms upon which they, are .sold, all combine to just one 
end: the furnishing of your home just as you want it. 

Here we mention .some special values of iiicsiimal)lc wnrtli to 
everv home. 

Three Piece Parlor Suite— Upholstered in handsome and daitity material. 
Frame in Mahogany. Reduced to 


aULilU ^;UAKiJtl,K V^Ul VJrtxv Durx^xLi 

This splendid Buffet in solid quarter cat- oak, Early English finish, is of the 
finest" grade produced. The work throughout is done by experts and the 
soft dull finish is durable and lasting. Every detail that goes to make up 
a perfect buffet is embodied in its construction. The buffet has a] nicely 
designed cabinet bn top with mirror in cabinet ariiJ two' bbW-shaped glass 

(Kkors. — BnlTsli beveled tnJrror on. buffet with two cnpbuaidb anrl-thretr 

drawers. l^argc drawer for linen at foot. Handsomely carved thr(iti<jhoul. 

Reduced to .4. $57.50 

--- Arr^ Chair, large size, iq^holstered in tapestry. Suit any room^in your house. 

Reduced to only .'..7. -^ $22.50 

Mahogany Parlor Chair, upholstered in tapestry. Kcduccd to $10.00 

Hall Scat, solid tpiarter cut oak, Early En,glish finish. The back is hand- 
somely carved. Reduced tir $27. 50 

Library Tables, oval shape, solid cjuartcr cut <>ak. in cither scjuare or pedestal' 
style. Reduced to $41.00 

DRESSER $40.00 
A High-class Bedroom Piece in birds'-eye majde will adorn aJny bedroom and should 
be of interest at this reduced price to the home-lover. This <lrcsscr has a large 
round mirror, 3 drawers. Value is exceptionally good at the price of .... $40.00 


A splendid piece for the bedroom is this hand.some Dresser, with large British beveled 
mirror, sjtie that a ladv will appreciate. Ha'^ tv.-o large and two small drawers, and is 
highly polished, in mahogany. Price reduced to $47.50 


There is bound to be some mother in want of a High Chair f>r her little one. We have 
two "on our 4th floor which you can save money on by paying u 
Reduced in price to $2.50 and 

an carlv visit. 

Desirable Summer Furniture 




Our store is full of popular things for the Summer suitable for either your launch, vacht, 
verandah lawn or home. The new arrivals in this splendid line have made our big store in the ■ 
past few days full of quick movement. Every piece of this Summer furniture we offer is of 
attractive style and at attractive prices. As usual we lead in qua^ty in Summer furniture. There 
arc many cheap grades on the market and you don't want to be tempted by small lances on 
rheap Summer furniture. This is not the only Summer you want to enjoy the sunshine, so look 
ahead and buy furniture that is made to last for many Summers. Come and examine them: they 
; re as cool as they look. ■ Every piece of our Summer furniture is shellaced, which makes it 
much more lasting than the kind that you sec everywhere. Here are a few of the new arrivals 

in many designs : 

Shellaced Rattan Arm Chair $7.50 

Shellaced Rattan Conversation Chair. .. .$8.00 

Shellaced Rattan Arm Chair $7.O0 

Shellaced Rattan Couches $8.00 & $7.50 

Shellaced Rattan Table, 23x27 in. $6.50 
Shellaced Rattan Table, 25 in. Octagon 

shape, only $6.50 

Reed Ottoman $3.50 

Grass Ottoman $3.00 

Shellac Linen Tub Chair $9.00 

Shellac Green Linen Arm Chair $9.00 
Shellac Green Grass Arm Chair . . $7.50 

Shellaced Rattan Fancy shaped Chair . . .$7.50 
Shellaced Rattan Fancy Reception Chair. $4^0 
Shellaced Rattan Chair $6.50 & $6.00 
Shellac Rattan Table, 18 in $2.50 

Reed > Rockers 

Shellac Linen Settee Green 

Whole Cane Chair 

Sea Grass Green Settee 

. $5.00 



this store insists from its 
sale force' the greatest 
courtesy to custpmers. 
We have greatly improv- 
ed facilities for quick de- 
livery. We want you to 
be satisfied. Kindly notify 
us if any error is made so 
as we can correct it. We 
are here to serve you. 

Great Showing of the Famous 

Whitney Babg Carriages and 

on Our Balcony 

The best carriage, the kind 
that has taken hilf a century 
to perfect are here in many 
attractive designs for you and 
these are the days you want 
to take 'baby out : these days 
of sunshine. The "Whitney" 
is th6 best carriage all others 
try to "imitate" it, but, it is 
impossible. Come and sec 
the showing now on the bal- 
cony. Yours is here for ycm 
from $3.50 


Btby Carriages 

and tkhCartt 


Are Ytm Swin^ng in dWeiler Hummock Todatft 

Arc you? Well, you are enjoying yourself, but il you mi^ ^ 
you had one. Why it's easy if you come and see th«H» ««^" w;^ 
have a fine variety; f6r you to JwHi|;fr«wn *»<!»* ?"«*• ^ ^^f 
Come to-morrow morning. . 

Sflfe €f Drapet^ l^mdite Tomorrp*^ 

See .our seecfAd Ifcor display* orJ>r«fiery f 
of dropped patterns 04 ib^ ^^* ttt* '-" 
figured Scrims, Bottg*K>#i 
Scrim*, Chintais an^ Ct>m^ 
fapestries. Veldrs, Cretont|$a 
Art^Fabr^iji. ^m '1^1 *"""^ 
clo9e<il otti 
savifig oit 
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vrryroR iA daily colonist 

See Our Ad Page U 
Regarding ^ 

Big Shoe Sale 

Only 30 Days More 

James Maynard 

,„,, n«„.rl=.« Street. Odd Fellows' Block Phone 1232 



- Mr, n, B. Hoiibur III » «*«V-W<» vUUor 
In Vjincouv**-, A ,Bue»t at, th« Cw'ton. 

■* I 

Meet Your 
Frieflds at Ivel's 

Shareholders of the Diamond Vale 
Coal and Iron Mines, representing 80 
per cent, end bondholders of the Dia- 
mond Vale Collifirles. representing UO 
per cent, met at Ottawa last week to 
consider the position' of the two com- 
panies, in view of a circular recently 
genf out by a, "Vanc o u 'rer— legtiil — flH»r 

That 18 different 

. ,. .... ^ ♦.<« I 1 Ll^^naglnff Director T. J. smtth, Tnri , 

The Home oi mo o«-«. j^^^^^ returned from England, explained 

fully t^io standing of the companies, 
and a resolution was adopted expres- 
sive of the fullest coiiflrlRnce in his 
administration of the companies' af- 

Sift J«m«a Jervi* of v»ncouv»rt« •p»n<l- 

itrm. W. B. 0«rard ha» returned from an 

•njoyabl. vHit with Vancouver friend.. 

Mr*. Stanley Fe«i« and son hava le" <"> 
(L Tlalt to frlenili In California. 

Mr. H. M.ckUn wa. a vl.ltor to Cum- 
berland la»l week. ^ . ,„_ . 

Mr» Harry HrlffRi hai returned from a 
,l,""w..h re'la.lver at New ^^'"«'"\"/^'«,'-;„ 

Mewra. J. Ueuipaou and A. .N^ t. leant ree 

Mra J. Maion Adam. U iPJ-nd n« a Tort 
nlKlu on the provincial '""'"'''"'l,^,,.,, ,t 
Mr.. T. W. I'atewon^*" not r«'^»"^« 

Kone to Nel.on to spend a couple 

" MU? Zl'^fXnrZT .uperln.endent of 
the Vancouver general hospital. 1. vultm, 

^ Re"v"'s. .T. and Mr«. Thompson ar. amon^ 
the vac«tlo>, from Vancouver at 

""Z:: /"i?'"i/cro'!ranr'M.M Murray of 
Vaneou/er have .mined' Mr., "•^^;^'-'^-;," ' 

Vanrouve.r are ap^n.UnB a week with rela- 

h.vV rtiu'nod from a very plea-ant t.lP 
t,. tho north. . ... v,« 

hoen In the <-ity "U huKin««!. <luilng .c.eral 
,Uv« paM. h«« rMun.ert home. 

Mrs. Fl.-tt Is enJoylMK a Bhort \l'J^ ''^'' 
Mr ai.rl Mr.. J. W- '-"I'""!, Nc«<astle 

-^^/ir Gor.rude Pr.«.on,a, ^dl.. 
tilct sfovotnry, t^artips ..r tl.o .m„cl_l 

-M-r" 'l^r/r v;^Hou'hs ^r^^^' Hoht,. or 
>''^-. 'J:"".'^_^'<.,:..v,„^„ -Rmv. left yestorduy 
Mvsik: npi iiiK. .-..*«""•- -■ 

morning for Alhornl. Vnnrou- 

,,.. ._.n vTr. r.norirB Creech of \ anrou ,,,,,,,„ , 

'"'• "—r "^^r ■ '...r,.. ^n^^ Xlm. Casey I crvri l\/i-i 

hero. havf. .1olnc(l Mr, F. '/^r,"l", j 

citv on an automobile tour ot the Js',»"<f- 

Mis. JU?hclI Fancourt. daughter •"'' '";"«' 
Michell Fancourt. C. B., of Danecrnft 1 ark Suffolk. I. on '^,7''"' .^^J^" 
aunt Mr3. Spain Clifton, Stanley "■'•"""'l;. 
■^ Dr. J W. Chun-h. Mr., Vtolmc, and Mr, 
J W. n. HanlnBton were amoung t ho vl. 
Itors from ihls city registering l"'"'^ , »;' 
The Jndon offlcea of the Canadian High 

In New We«tinin«ter Jn the lft«t match 

wlthT v«a,«.nc.. i '•rthrth'rrt- 
lo offer. Th* Bugge-tloB that the out 
ne 1 aava Qjy 1><)y« at Harrlaon Mot 
Spl-ing.* put %em out e^.forflp. 1 can't 
oredU Btm tha lact re..ialna that Ihey 
we^. not in condUlon Th«r cam. Jn 
after tha tlr«t (ri»rter, panting an« 
tired The champion, certainly out; 
claaaed Th.m. ConBe.uenUy our rlv.U 
are coming to oUr grounda full of con- 
fldence They think they are going to 
catch UB napping. Take my word foi It, 
ihevli be Surprised. We've «lmply got 
to win If we don't 1 will begin to 
,°.. ;.„«- «f taking th"* silver." . 
'""Mr' j'onea' prediction has been Jubu- 
fl^ by the result. He stated that the 
v:^coiver AU-S^ar. were out to win 
the cup. Any feporls that there waa 
an imderstandlng between th» two 
c luni. was absurd. Those clopely Iden- 
VmZa with the teams would bear him 
lTLt^^«. The f-ling between them 
was too Inlenne to admit of (i faKe, 
7^vu f the management felt Inclined to 
was out of the question To beat West^ 

minster on Ihei,: <*«;« .^T""^"^ .T' "^as 
tisk of such magnitude tuat It was 
hard ?or outsiders to understand The 
score might be kept down, as had 
h^enl'^ Several of the games earlier in 
the season, hut it was going o bo. n 
.mflrun proposition to defeat them at 
th/ park which has wltn«.aed so ma«y 
nf thplr triumphs., '■' 
''Vbe business « ttiB VttPPfltjver mag- 
nate hero ^'a? tlf-^B.ppn1nf Teferees for 
""„ remaind-r of H^" l'*^"" 7*!:':",; 
He" succeeded .in iaduclng Frert Whilo 
ftTi,1 William- Morr.-^l.v !.. act. • n. 
formor will have oharg,. •with Mr 
M,,rfsV.v'9 .TsslstancP oo Aueii.^t ."ith and 
Bf-ptcmb^r 4th, whllf. the fit"at on will 
h*. reversed, th^ same two hajridliiur he 
whistle, hut with Mr. Moresby ratiklnf,' 
nrnlor, on A\i'^ . 19th^ 

/\/\tinrfMllTllirn Trt 

i;ilN.Nt-KVAIiV|-^ III 

i I t 

We have added 21 more seats 
for those who are appreciating 
our better than ever Sodas and 
Ice Cream. 

Goldstream , Will Be Rallying 

Our new shipment "f Huyler'.i 
Chocolat«» (the candy of char- 
ater) haB arrived. 

Chocolate Creani.s, 40c to 75c 

Mlxe(J Chocolates, 50c to »1-00 

Some of the Toilet CieamR for 
the complexion that we sell: 

Nyals Face Cream (with -Pero.x- 
. , , 96o 

iut>; *• , 

Kanltol Face Cream "c 

Baggett and RamadeH's, 35c tn.SOo 
Penzoated Almond Cream .,..50o 
Ingram's Milkweed Cream .,.50o 
Pond's Vanishing Cream .. ..50c 

Creme Rhea. BOc to »1-00 

Hudnpfs Cold Cream, 50c to. f 1.00 

Upwards of three hundred citizens of 
CranbrooU took part in the recent ex- 
cursion to St. Mary's Prairie, the "gar- 
den of Kast Kootenay," arranged by 
llie Cranlirook hoard of trade. 

Vraacrlption SpeciaUata 

Waatnolme Hotel BuUdlnc 

141B Qovemment St. 

rbone 8963 '^^ »•>"▼•' 

For Wedding 

Gifts That 



Call at 

Jos. Sommcr & Sons 


1012 aovernnient Street 

The Real Lace Shop 
Ivel's Pharmacy Exclusive NecRwear 

liH Broad Street. 


Xot only Watches, but 

anything that is bought in a 
jewelry .store. 

The increa.'-ing business of 
our Repair Department has 
been simply tremendous. 
We always keep this m 
view: Not only does a man 
want good work done, but 
he wants it done promptly. 
That is where we excel. Our 
charges are moderate. 


Jew el era 
UJ Tott ■»••». TtetorU, M. 

New Opening 

important of 

Chinese and Japanese 

Also of 


visitors Welcome 

Mm K r W. Pearso of Kamloop. tror 

thn V. P. llRhthouso service »n the iia- 

YcBterday a pretty homo weddlnc tool. 
place at 3;« Cohm-u street, when 'h-; •t^<>\- 
Mr Wnrnlcker united In marrlHRe Mr. I. 
r Bpper.on and Mis. A. M. Y;.un,t, young- 
est rtnuKl.ter of Mr. Gcorffc ^ ounR. 1 he 
hrlde WH, attended by ML,. Rita Ross, Mr. 
\Ym, Young, brother of th« Rrr.nm was 
b:>st miin, , , _, 

At the Flr.t Pre.'' mnnse, last 
evening, the Rev. I'r, Canvphell ce.Iehrnt<-l 
the mnrrlnp;^ "f ^Ir. Thoma. B'-"-'^ "/ 
County Anirhn, Ireland, an.l Miss S«rah 
t.uke Hlso nf County Antrim, Ireland. The 
In-lde' wa. Mr' by Mi».>i Syal' «';"• 
lUKl thobrldeRronm vvns .upporte.d by Mr. 
Wlllin-n T Service. After the hoiicyinoon 
Mr nnd Mr.«>, RUrk will reside in Vb-toria. 
On Fr!d.iv afternoon at the fumlly real- 
4,,ncp of Mr. nnd .Mrs. Ke.stnr Jennlnps, 
'f,"'l C.arbally ro.d, a very pretty and -quiet 
weddinK was solemnWed by the R«t. 1. K. 
ftnlllnp when tlietr ser-ond rlde.t dauchter. 
Mis* ir'pne I.sahella .Maude, was Joined In 
;.^^.j^" -K-tTh ilr.!<'y Klllntt. Law- 
rn'ir"^eenn''d""eldrM' .on of Mr, and Mr.. 
AVmiam I,p.waon. C.;! Princess avenue, Jlr. 
Frnnk I., Sweeney .upported thn pirnoni 
vbile MIPS Mne .^arali ,T<»umIiib.«, sister of 
rt.f" acted a. brldo-smnld, nnd the 
Mi«HeR Dorothy and Cntler, also sifters of 
the bride, acted .tr flower Rirl.. The bride 
looked exceedingly pretty in creain mar- 
ouirette trimmed with Irish luce, and her 
golntc awHv suit .Tf pearl rro.y with pattern 
h.Tt to nintch w,"is real <-hnrmlnpr nnd he- 
conilMR. The newly-weddc^ couple left for 
their hnnevinoon on, -Ihr- nfternoon boat to 
Peattie, T.Tcoma, ' Prtrlta'hd nnd Vnncou^•er, 
nnd will up their residnnrd at C'JI 
Prince... a\'enue. 



Two Victorians Agreed Upon by "Vau- 

oouver and WeBtminster for 

Semalnlog Oames. 

When Mr. Con .lones, mann.ger of the 
Vancouver I.,aoro.«ise club, came to the 
city on Fridfiy on husinesH In coiniec- 
llon w-lth yesterday's Mlnto cuii match, 
lie was full of cnthusL-i.-^in and confl- 
ilonce. "We're ;:o:ng to beat t.'icm to- 
morrow," he f^tated In conversation 
witli a Colonist man. "They got 

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... -_ A ..^.■^+ 1 04-U 
It)!! nUgUOl 1 C-L!l- 


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Final Announcement 

The Last Dag of Our Stock- 
taking Sale is on Monday 

.t- .-W ' ' ■ «j ^:i ;■■■■ ,■!^-■ ■ • 

When Final Reductions of 
an Exceptional Character 
will be in Evidence. Each 

nQr^Qrt^r^Ant^X/ill he Crowd- 

ed with Specially Reduced 
Goods to Effect a 

come Home to Hon. Richard 

_ • . < " ' ^ m i ^ ii H I . j^ iii i nu ll II | .i .) , j iii j ii,iii.. iiii II.. iiii III .i M iii ' ^ ■ :y. _^%J^ — JU4 ' 

s. p. c. A.— C»*M or 6ru»«y, paon*; 
lnBP«ctor BuB»«l>. No. 1»81. 

Kwong Tai Yune 

Lee Bloclt 
1622 Government Street 




for the complexion. For aale at 

Mrs. Kosche 

Xiol^ ]>««rUa Straaf 

For Tents, Flags and Covers 

Consult Us 

Pandora Sail and Tent Factory 

Opposite Brackman-Ker's Milling Office 

P. J. Jeuna 

6x8 Pandom Avenue 


Saturday Next. Bargains in Trimmed Hats 


— AT— 


Phone 323 


There is restful satisfac- 
tion in knowing that there 
is a store where your 
clothing • can 
with absolute 





W* are headquarter^ fo** HotlVtiih^Com^ -.^ .-. 
in Zd set wm« of the devices th*t«tik«W«ilckeepi*i 

We will make your good 
clothes dreams come true. 

:v§!><j>6qv^^ Si 

The committees which have the ar- 
rangements in hand for the Conservative 
picnic havo drafted a .splendliJ pro- 
gramme of isport.M, and everything: points 
to one of tlie most succe.s.sful g-athurlngr-i 
ever lieUl under the auspices of tiie 
parly In this city. Goldslream has been 
selected as the rendezvous for this 
years' celebration, and the committee 
whlcli had the Belectlon in hand reports 
this heautlfur pleasure resort as lo'^lc- 
Inh' prettier than a picture, with Uy 
lawn like terrac: an ideal spot for the 
crowds to witness the sports . and car- 
nival wbicli will be held on AuRUst 
12th.' Mr. Miller, the proprietor of the 
Oold.itream hotel, has swnt a grSnt deal 
of time ana money in ' xiHpTvVtr.» t..o 
hostelry, and In the park adjacent to 
the stream, swinK.s, rests and a speak- 
ers and dancing platform have been 
elected. The hotel itself has been reno- 
vated, and at no time has the place 
prei^ented such an Inviting appearance. 

The date set for the picnic has been 
arranged so that Premier McBrl^e ^111 
he accferded by his siipporters a <«ordial 
■welcome home. 

The lion. Richard McBrldo will be en- 
abled to speak of his recent experiences 
In the old land, and it la expected that 
several of his ministers, and possibly 
Bome of the candidates, who will carry 
the Conservative banner In the coming 
Dominion election, will also deliver ad- 

Several new features have been ar- 
ranged In the sports programme. There 
Is to be a harem skirl race, and a hand- 
some silver cup has -bee-, offered for the 
hobble skirt championship of British 
Columbia. There is also a hobble aklrt 
race for gents. Scotch sports, a baby 
contest, a Conservative queen contest, 
and a tuK-of-war open to team* to he 
selected by the chairman ot each ward 
are Included In the items. 

Thie train service Is excellent: Traina 
will leave Victoria at 8, 10,30 and at 2 
and 4 p. m., rcturninK al 6. .10 and 8 p. 
m Tickets can be secured from any of 
the members of the committee or offi- 
cers of the Con.icrvatlvc Association. 
rrorramma ol Sporta 
The following is the programme, start- 
ing immediately on the ;.rrlval of the 
afternoon train about 2,30 p. m.: 

1, Boys under 7 years of a^e (handi- 
cap)— 25 yards, 4 prizes. 

2 Girls under 7 years of age (nanai- 
cop)— 25 yards, 4 prizes. 

3. Boys under 12 years of ego (handi- 
cap)— 50 yards, 3 prijses. * 

4. Olrls under 12 years of age (handi- 
cap) — 50 yards. 3 prizes. 

5. Married ladles' race — 50 yards, 3 

6. First heat tUK-of-war. 

7. Boys under 16 yeard old — 200 yards, 
3 prizes. 

8. Skipping rope race girls, under 14 
years^GO yards, 3 prizes. 

9. Potato race — 2 prizes. 

10. Second heat tug-of-*rar. 
The following competitions will take 

place at the finish ot the "baby show," 
also on the speakers patform: 

1. Highland Fllnj, boys and girls In 
costume — 2 prizes. 

2. Sword Dance, boys or glrla in cos- 
tume — 2 prizes. 

3. Pipe competition, marches (in cos- 
tume) — 2 prizes. 

4. Reels, In costume — 2 prizes. 
Fart a 

1. Egg and spoon rice, ladles — 76 
yards, 3 prizes. 

2. Hobble skirt race, sentleitieti — 100 
yards. 3 priaeo. 

3. Needle ttjid thread race, ladies and 
eentleni*n~-100 y«rd»v l*it' tma 2nd 
double. , 

4. 100 yards open (amateur) 
&.• Single, ladles' rs^ce-r-'TS 

pri»««l-* '-'■■■' ■■■''.,,■■■ 

6. ^«ttimi.n ,' . w heelbarrow 
yards, lit- itWd 3»nd doiibl^. 

7. NaU;, jdrtvlng contest, 

prtaeSv'.V ' ■' ;■'■ .■ ' ".^ 

I. .Tttll-d >•%* Wf-of-war. 
9. «*<>'< y»y*k» op*n. (amat«ur«)— » 

' 10. FootbalV dribbling ra«A ladlar-HO 

rarda, » prtaea. ..* ., 

II. Fat m*i»'a raca, ovar »80 pouad»>- 
110 yards,- S prizes. _^ ,- 

11. UMlles' hobble aklrt rao»— 7» 

yarda; S prlss". 

18. Three-legged rac«--»00 yards, lat 

'a»d Jn<r double. 

^I4.ijhtot nnd ihoa r*ce, ladles »»d 

Sentttiiifen— »0 y**"*"- 1** *"* "** 4ihthlt>, 
lf3i|ounc men'^ riM!e»orar SO yaWi 
ir&rda, * prlaea. 
tnal tu«-of-FK*— ChaUemge ou» 




Ladies' Outfitters 

717-719 Yates Street Just Above Douglas St. 

the ward chairman from their respective 
wards. Ward chairman to aci as cap- 
tain. Cup presented by the Victoria 
Conservative AsBOciation, and to t)o con- 
tested for each year, and to be '«s'on 
three consecutive times by tlio same 
ward before becoming its property. 

The officials of the sports will be as 
follows: Chairman sports committee, 
Mr N NtcholsoA; starter. Aid. Moresby; 
clerk of the couree, Mr. J. W. Lorlmer; 

judges. Messrs, " Robt. Lowe. 
Sweeney and Alex. Monteilh. 

v:. H. 

Citizens of Grandview, Vancouver, are 
much alarmed over the spread of bush 
and grass fires in their neighborhood, 
by which their 'homes are endangered. 

Mrs. Kate McDowell, jusl suntenced 
to two years' imprisonment at New 
-W^estmlnster for theft, has made an un- 
successful attempt to escape by filing 


the bars of her cell door with a 
of scisiiors. 

Kxcellent progress Is being made on 
this side of the boundary with the new 
Pacific highway. At present the pU\:i 
is to clear and establish a grade of the 
roadbed forty feet wide, which will b» 
metalled next season, whan the govern- 
ment rock quarry is opened and In op- 

r -^'*:^f. 

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-7-2 prisaa. 
yards, S 

race— 50 


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'•*bi«-ol'-.war taama to ba coi»prl«ad of 
iffSI aSa «*»«^ » i.^ta« *» 



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Sunday, July SO^ 1.t1f 


See This-Buy It 


W'e have the exclusive selling of 


Price is onl}- Spl5,500 on terms, to be arranji^cd. 

It's a Good Buy — investigate it. 


639 Fort Street 

Phone 1402 


\%*^ie Independent of all Combines 

.' ' !;^" r ! ' ii>v;" 

Wc Buy Only the 


Each of our buyers in al! department? have instructions to 
purchase only the licst. 'J'his means that if you are dealing 
here you are sure of the be.-^t the market affords. 

We respectfully solicit your patronage. \\'e offer ymi 
prompt and polite ser\^icc at all times. Our business is grow- 
ing rapidly and we intend that it shall keep growing. Always 
a considerable saving to vigilant purchasers here, as a personal 

visit will assure you. "Independent lines" is our motto. We 
have always been independent of combines and shall continue 
to be, tor we believe in straightforward, honest busines.s 
methods and thus stand behind all our transactions. Of 
course we sometimes make a mistake, for no one is infallible, 
but we endeavor to rectify a mistake, if we should happen to 
make one, as 5{>eedily as possible. 

Our ])atrons say : "It is so nice to be able to get everything 
at one place." 

Here you can always i-)rocure high class groceries, the 
freshest and choicest cuts of prime fresh meats, selected fruits 
and vegetables, cakes, pastries, pies, cooked meats, salads and 
all kinds of. delicatessen goods made by our white chefs. Eng- 
lishmen who know how to cook in the good old English way. 

The first of the month is here again, if you are not 
satisfied with your present grocer or butcher, place your 
account with us. You will not regret the change. 


Grocery Store 
Tels. 178, 179 

Butcher's Shop 
Tel. 2678 

Liquor 'Store 
Tel. 2677 

741-743-745 Fort Street 

Hardware for Wet 


Our hardware is the kind that won't rust — to be 
used on * 


E. B. Marvin & Co. 

The Shipchandlers. 

1202 Wharf Street 

Amount in ptock, 1; regular prlc«, «ach, fS.IO; Mle price, eech. 

') JUrtottttt in stock. S; r«(utar price. Mch. la.oO; MUe pri<if, etoti 

^laMNIlt tn •to«k, 2; recular price. «»ch $7.76: sale 0r(«e, esoh 

'i Jt^HwVM iA »t<o«k, It refoUr priee, ea«t). 12.10: Mle price. c«6h 

^HCHill In Mtock. |. Jwby.lwunmock: refulur price 11.60:' sftle price 91 J* 

! '1 

B.C. Hardware Co^ LicL 

To Close Out Our Stock of Hammocks 

We Offer the FoUoMring Reductiont: 



■nndftjr Boliool Ptoale — The St. Mai-k's 

Sunday school picnic will teike pltt«.e on 
Tnursday next at Koul Bay. 

•Idewelk Obetraotlon — Kor lieinb' hUs 
horse acroBB tn« sidewalk, Lee Low, a 
Chinaman, wao fined t6 In ihe police 
court yeaterday morning. 

Peddler Witbont Xilcan«e--In the 
police court yesterday nioiiiing Yum, a 
CiiJiaman charsed wHh i><»<idtin}: with- 
out a license, was found jsuUty, and 
fined IB and »2.50 costs and }\0, the am- 
ount of the license. 

Obarch Oardea Ferty — The Ladles' 
Aid society of St. Columba church will 
hold a garden party on VN'cdiierfday uf- 
lernuon and evcninji, .^UKUst -iid. at 
Mrs. Nason's re'^ldfnce. lOfio I'oul Bay 
road. A splendid programme has been 
arranged for the evening and a good 
time Is assured all who uttend. 

Viotorle BuUdlnr Society—The semi- 
annual meeting of the . IcturUi Bulldiiig 
society was held last eveniny al the 
secretary's office, till Trounce avenue, 
to receive th_f! nnnncial stiilement for 
tlie past halt year, " svhlclf' Shows the' 
inslltutlon U steadily windlns up. as 
the dividend of stock of 525 just decliir- 
ed will only leave ?:;« remaining to be 
distributed to the sharchoiJcrs. 

IjaDorers' l^otectivo union — A ^iieiio.; 
meetlHK of tlie Laborers' I'rotectivu 
Union was hold on Friday night, July 
28th, at the Labor hall, in tlio ab.sence 
of the president (Bro. Walters) the 
chair was taken by Bro. J/iaker, vice- 
president of the union. A number of 
new candidates were Initiated. As Im- 
portant UMBinfws i« to be.diacuBsed next 
Friday evening a full liltMjdiSifiela T^- 


Street improveroonte— More paving 
works will be passed by the city coun- 
cil at the next meeting of that body, 
among them being the paving with as- 
phalt of St. James street, between Os- 
wego and Kendall streets, and the pav- 
ing of Battery street easterly to Bea- 
con Hill park, and the construction of a- 
alk on th e ooutU Bi d e o f 

Bgnn ant ii it st ri e w - 

the street, anu i>oi<>«?v»ii.b «*.. — ».»" -.— -. 
in botn cases the owuci'b, wlJl bs c2U«u 

upon to pay four-fifths of the cost. 
No Danger Trom rire« — A smalt fli^ 

in the Itmlts of the Canadian Puget 
Sound Lumber Company's holdings at 
Jordan river, broke out last week, but 
the blaze was 6f small proportions, and 
caused little or no damage. It is fully 
under control, and is being carefully 
watched by company employees. Mr. 
Dplbert Hunkin. manager of the com- 
panv. returned from Jordan river yes- 
terday, where he had l.een looking afte^ 
his company's interests. He slated that 
so far this year there has been no dam- 
age from forest fires, but every precau- 
tion is being taken to prevent a recur- 
rence of the fires of a year ago. 

Protent Meetings— Th.-? local Socialist 
partv has mad- arrangements for hoUl- 
i„j,- two meetings today to protest 
against the conduct of the police 
authorities in connection with the pf?- 
cpedings on Sunday Ut»i. 'l"'i« "•''='•• -— •■- 
ing will be held on the football grounds 
at' Beacon Hill park al 3 p. m. ^;;hen M. 
McGregor, Gordon Brown and « .^ *"- 
dyke wiil be the speakers. A / ^'-'^'t'^ 
in the cvenim,' a meeting will l^e held 
In the Crystal theiUre. when E. I. 
King<=ley of Vancouver. S. Holmes and 
Kingsie>_ oi speak. 

Parker Williams, -m- t. ^ -. , ^ 

Kext week J. B. Osborne, the ^^'l"'! ^°- 
ciallst lecturer, will be In the city, 
speaking for the party. 

Maccabae. Outing— A very P'-'=^;'"^ 
outing was spent on Thursday in I u^ 
Ladies of the Maccabees al the P"Plar-'; 
he home of Mr. and Mrs. Green. Th- 
entertainment was given by the_ mem- 
bers of the Qu.en Alexandra H-e • ■, 
refreshme.its were served from the 
Bland opposite the Causeway v«;> J;'"^' 
iv lent for the occasion by Mr Green. 
The proceeds were placed in the gen- 
„ral fund for charitable pvtrposes ar^d 
the generous patronage of the n,en be. s 
of 'the older hives made the sum a la. go 
one The thanks of the society a. e ten- 
dered to Mr. and Mrs. G.-een anrl 
,,3.,„j,.e,„ tbe Misses Legretta and 
Dora, for their v.ospltality and hcip. 

X.»dle«' Cricket Teame— The congr.^- 
gatlonal picnic of Christ chu.-ch cathe- 
dral which wa^; held on Thursday afte - 
noon and evening, and which was vot- 
,..1 a veritable triumph, was terminated 
by a ciicket match between two very 
evenly matched sides, captained by Miss 
Cook "and r^Ilss Wollaston. The gentle- 
men, who were lucky enough to be 
■■picked." had to bat left-handed, and 
ncnuilted themselves creditably. Special 
mention must be made of the fierce 
hilling of MJ«:> Anthony, the masterly 
man.ier In which -Captain" Cook led 
her team on to victory, and the wlckct- 
keeping of Mr. Kegina.d Litchneld. 
Great excitement prevailed whan R. 
TJtchfield won the match for his side 
with a beautiful drive to leg for 4. 
The score was Miss Wollaston s Xl„ 40; 
Miss Cook's XL. 42. 

Board of Trede We,ner«— At a meet- 
ing of llie council of the board of trade, 
held on Krldav. a letter from the Can- 
adian Credit Men's association was read. 
U recommended support to a movement 
to make it an indictable offence to make 
a false statement of financial standing 
for purposes of gain. Another was sub- 
mltted fro.n the federation of Cham- 
bers of Co.imierce of Quebec seeking 
co-operation In securing legislation cal- 
culated to lmn.-ove the financial rela- 
tions existing between the several prov- 
inces The"!c were referred to the board's 
committee on legislation. Ur. H A. 
Munn'8 resolution providing for a bot- 
j^er luspeclion of sm.Bl) passenger ves- 
sels was iBld 0.1 the table. The Van- 
couver Tourist aisoclatlon's resolution 
.,>.n»^.ir.»- «hn conatructlon of a lino 
from "the' coast northwards to give di- 
rect connection with the Peace River 
district and northern British Colum- 
bia was referred to the railway com- 
mittee. The Western Canadian Irriga- 
tion associations Invitation to be rep- 
resented at the sixth annual convention 
of that body at Calgary from August 
Stii to lOth was accepted with thanks. 
Mrs Thomas Karle wrote gratefully 
acknowledging the board's sympathetic 
letter on the occasion of the death of 
her husband. 


MeteoroloKlcBl office. Victoria, B. C. at 
S p. m., July 29. 1»11: 


The low preB»\ii-o «rea over the Prairie 
provlnce» htta reiiiuliic<l noaily »tatlouaiy, 
Hnrt the presiure hn» lnereH»«>fi o\er Urltlth 
Columbia and on ilie Pacific statei coast. 
Sho'.vera have fallen at Uawaon anrt In Al- 
berta and KaskHtihewan but throughout the 
whole reBl'in from the Patiric to the great 
lakei fine Bumiuer weather eondltlons have 
for the moat pan continued to prevail. 

MIn. Max. 

A'lctcrle »0 76 

Vancouver 66 72 

ICamloopa 6'' ^t* 

Barkcrvllle *« 62 

Prince Hupert 60 «)! 

Atlln 38 58 

Dawson, Y. T 50 "8 

CalK«ry. Alta <8 62 

Winnipeg. Man i<^ "" 

rortlaiul. Ore <=(> ^- 

San Franclaco. Cal HO fiO 


Highest "t; 

Lowest 50 

Mean * • *> 3 

Sunshine. 12 hourn. 30 minutes. 

Victoria and Vicinity — Moderate to fresh 
souLfi^rly winds. cc(j)tlnu^d , fair , find warm 
today and Monday. 

Lower Mainland — Light to mudoiate 
uiniis. continued fair and uarm today and 

Golf Jackets 

A large shipment of the 
very latest styles in Knit- 
tetd Golf Jackets received, 
in white, cardinal, navy, 
grey and fawn ,at, each, 
$3.50, $2.50 and . . . .$2.00 

Children's sizes at $2.25, 
$2.00 and $1-75 

Marked at Our Close Cash 

G. A. Richardson & Co. 

Vlctijjirla Hjouse. j,6 36 Yates Street 

Agents for Butterick Pat- 

oars ■w-awx. uon-m or t«» BAxueir 


Mrs. Evans ha«) been persuaded lo 
extend her free baking lessons at the 
Oaa Co.'B store on Yates to Saturday. 
Au«UBt ^. -'^'l ladles are cordially In- 
vited to attend Lectures 10 a. m. and 
2.30 p. m. 

Prof. B3. a. Wlckcns win resume les- 
sons at Ui» studio, corner of Broughton 
end Quadra streets, on end after Auk. 
1st A5 vacancies > a ie limited, pros- 
pective students sht^ld make early ap- 

For blre or chaftcr, launch Victor. 

Dlin«B»ioiM: 40ft. 
iMWM'POW^r envin^ 

mt. beam. ^0 
Phone L itU. * 

WwrtUy triiM to] 
tOkA tUtovHA th» 801 

ItttA, -XMoina, etik, 
«y '• C tk «»/»o. 

Tempus Fugit 

— D o n't ' fo r g e t — when fur 
nishing yoxit nvyfTitimit that 
we carry a very choice line 

o.t- -Westminster.,; . Chime 

Clocks, at prices from $15 
to $250. 

Travelling Cli>ck^, 111 
dainty leather cases frrmi 
$750 to $23.75. 


Watchmaker and Jeweler 

91^ Government St., Victoria 

Tel. 1606 


Cor. Cook and Fort Streets 


Very Special 

We send our specialties to 

any part of Island or 


Manv Testimonials. 


Quality ami Quantity is our 

Hall & Walker 

lasa Ooveramsnt St. 'F^oae 83 

AsR For 





Devonsblre's I'oultry 8elt» 

Baaed on a. .'>rmula of the late 
chief, the Choniistry Divl»lu:i. Ag- 
ricultural Department. Transvall. 

Mr. Luke PIther, the well known 
authority, writes. "I entertain no 
doubt that to Insure abundant vi- 
tality In the eggt. used for hatching 
■ — especially artindal hatchInK — 
yotir salts are of grpat value — If not 
indeed a necessity lo al) poultrymen 
In British Columbia." 


Devoanh Ire's rattle. Sheep, Horse 

^ end I>oc Hallo 

These salts contain no noxious 
druva; are quite harmless and 
merely Insure a iufflclent supply of 
the mineral ash to the animal. 

Mr. H. T. Okmeld, Prospect I^ake, 
writes: "I have found the Baits 
most benenclnl In their effect upon 
my three foala I shall never be 
without them In fujiure." 

Messra Brackman-Ker, The West 
End Grocery Store and all Grocers 
and Provision DcAlera 
Laboratory, 123 Menslaa St, VIo- 
, torla. B. C. 

Toti can deposit your money at 4 per 
cent; Interest with The B. C. Permanent 
Loan Companjr and be able to withdraw 
the total amount or any portion tbeVeof 
without notice. ' Cheques are aopplled 
to aach depositor. Paid up capital over 
|},0««,«0«, asset* OVer ta.0M.O90. Branch 
•fHoe. IttO OoYbtluaeat street. Vloterla« 

•.a • 

Lawn Mowers 


Up From 



6Z« Fort Street 

Just Abore Douglas Street. 

License and 

Crown Grant 


Xorthern British Columbia 

Wild Lands, in acreage 

or in Large Tracts 

For Particulars Apply to 


Member of Victoria Stock 

Tel. 2095 
103 Pemberton Block 

Buena Vista 

Cowichan Bay, V. 1. 

Under the Management of 

The Cowichan Bay 
Hotel Co. 


Charming Seaside 

Excellent Fishing & Boating 

When Buying Diamonds 

One usually depends upon the integrity of the dealer. 

Our 49 years of service have gained for us the con- 
fidence of the pubHc. Our prices are as low a^ any 

and lower than manv 

Redfern & Sons 

Oldest Diamond and Jewelery House in Western Canada. 
1009 Government Street Victoria. 

Special for Surtitner 







1 i. o 


Arthur Holmes 

628 Yates Street 

Comer Broad 




Klce has advanced consldprabiy but we have a few tone that we 

.still offer at same old price: Jap Rice, 50 lb fS.aa 

riiinn Rice, per mat . • • • . .98.00 

iTx.vx:sTi:s fess co. 709 tatbb sx. 

Money Wanted 

Y. 'm. C. a. 

AH subscriptions to new building post due one month. 
Money urgently needed to optn building clear. Subscrip- 
tions received and official receipts given by following direc- 
tors at their offices: W. N. Mitchell, A. B. Fraser, A. B. 
McNeill. P. O. Hillis. C. A. Fields, R. B. McMicking, A. J. 
Brace and W. Scowcroft. 


art those which last. For this < 
reason gifts of silver are always 
appreciated. To distinguish the 
best, look tor the trade mark 


Handsome presents mar be 
selected in spoons, knives, 
forks, or fancy serving pieces. 
" Silver Flate that Weart" 

Best /«■ >c(i, d/ikcs. wiitcri, 
Cfc. , arc timmpti 


PftT.1) ur I.»*T>lVO Ti^tT.Bl" 

The Royal Standard 

Everyone knows the 
glorious reputation of the 
Royal Standard and every- 
body is getting to know the 
glorious reputation of the 
FLOUR, for which we are 
sole distributors. 


Corner Broad and Johnson 


Telephone 487 


•Cor* BMt 

]J«M Soot 

ttmnm A.u\x, to 


Try a Ton today and b* convlocMl 


rhoM ssa. Otfloa 8M OemomBK 

Seek and Ye 
Shall Find 

— that Baxter , &' John- 
son • Co., Ivtd., have 
everything that is 
needed for the modern 




18 IN 


Maithoid Roofin.^ 

And Prove This Fac$. 


Wharf Street, Victoria. 


You may have a good 
figure and you may have 
good corsets, but unless 
your costume is made per- 
fectly, no matter how fine a 
figure you may possess it is 
not shown to its full advan- 
tage. Suits we make are 
GUARANTEED to fit and 
you need not pay more than 

Charlie Hope& Co 

1434 Oovemment Street 
Victoria. B.& 


Pomade !«(% eicli.*,^^ 
Hair PiU l^Wim, tHH^l, 
Mirrore, each ..«* 

Hair Sraahii •.*#m<i«^' 
Hait Cottil^ A«^4^' 

jjl!«ifc W i W j ,l>r». s L -;: 


E^^'^T^''''''^~i'-;-'^^,f ^V^^'^f^™ -.}. 

•utiday, July SO, itIV 


r Your Summer Footwear 

T he summer season with its variety ui pieasuro inakca 
many demands on the bootcraftc r. 

Our Shoes for street and even ing wear present a ^listin £: 
tive showing of correct and f as hionable mo dels for the sea- 
sho re, mountains, sport and trave l . 

The foot discomfort so o JtenjiU endant upon the heat ed 
term is greatly alleviated in th cjinany models ^shown onl y by 
- A n authoritative showing is h ere i n white or tan low sho es, 
wh'ite buckskin hi}?h or low shoes, also pum ps in satin, velvet 
and other fabrics in black and colors . 

Bridal Footwear a Specialty 

H. B. Hammond Shoe Co. 


Sole Agents 

HAiiAn Sc Son, N. T. 

Pemberton Building, 621 Fort Street 

Sole AgentB, Broadwalk Skuffera 

for Children tVlchert & Gardiner, N. T 

Onlv 6 Davs 

^%0' ■ M a f ^^0' — - — 


••Ovtlook of »rott»tMitU»"— The Rev. 

Joseph Nortley, of Belfsist, Ireland. wlH 
preach at Kl. Anarew'a PreabylerUn 
Church today; takinK »« hlu aubjecl: 
■The OuUook of Vrote»lHi>tt»«m." 

AeUnff ■upcrtatandCBt — Upon cabled 
inatruiilons I'rom Attorney Ouneral 
Uowser, Inspector Colin a. Camr!.>4»ll <>r 
the Provintlal police, was youterday 
placed In full charge of that depart- 
ment as aclliiK superintendent, ^jco 
Air. Hussey »iccc»»eu, imlli tl'.u tr..:-.- 
isier's ruiurn and the announcement or 
a permanent HucceHBor to the lata es- 
teemed superintendent. 

Oono«rt Kt Oorf* — At the UoiKe park 
the Gorge orchestra will tsive a special 
concert this afternoon, the following 
programme being prepared: tlrand 
march, Alda; selection, Mariha; valse. 
Know MaUlen; hungarlan dances. Bra- 
hams; idyl, 'I'rHum der Scnnerln; rom- 
ance. Love's captive; selection, Marl- 
tiuia; march, Comrades. 

Valaoa rirm Oet« Contract — .lohn 
Burns & Son uf Nelson have l)<*en 
awarrlBd the contract for. the erection 
of llif new I4U.O0O public school bullO- 
lUK at Trail, ono hftlf the tusi of which 
Is to be borne by the I'rovimial gov- 
ernment under ii special arranBcment. 
Tho new scliool will !)« of brick and 
coiicr<>te on lines .'<lnillar lo tliose ot 
th« public school building at N'-'lfo;;^- 
Tlie contractors are now icniov.r.S 
their plant from the Balfour hotel to 
Trail, and will commence work on the 
new ronlract I'ortliwilb. 

»re«a of High school—.VpplUations 
),f(v.- Iieen received by the department of 
education, tl;rouy:h Mr. ,W. A. McKonzle. 
for the estalilisiimeut of a district high 
scliool at Pentlcton. It Is pointed out 
that ten studuiiift are awaiting aamip- 
ciOR from !R»t y«ar, at Falrview and 

(Jkanagan J?aiii«; »""• """ — -" 

titled to tho higher grada course n 
J'entieton. there are now over twenty in 
the district, who have passed the en- 
trance examination, and must be regard. 
ed as prospective high school pupils. 

Order of I.loxr»-:A branch of a new 
but already powerful fraternal organiza- 
tlnn, th.> T.nyal Order «f Lions, is being 

174 will be handed to the church war- 
dens IBU for the Kinking fund, the re- 
mainder for the general expen»e» of 
the church. The merobere desire to take 
thU opportunity of warmly thanking 
all those who »o kindly contributed and 
helped in any way to make the garden 
party a succexs, especially the rector 
of the parish for preparing the delight- 
ful programme for the evening concert 
3„,.^ .vje Bullors of H. Jl. navy who 
decorated the grounds with such taste 
and assisted so heartily in the games. 


Aoonsed Ohlnaman Otvea Brldeiiee 
oisloa XeaerTed Until 


N ext Saturday will mark the clo si ng day of the 
most succeshiiil Summer Sale we have ever held. 
There a re but 6 days left in which you can avail your- 
self of our wonderfully reduced Sale Prices. 

PLEAS E NOTE-— When we say our sale will 
stop on a cer t ain day, it is so, we never extend our 
sales after having once announced a closing- day. 


r^ltv. Mr. Curry mugh- 

The hearing of the evidence In the 
case against Ging. a Chinaman, charg- 
ed with selling ilciuor without a li- 
cense was (concluded In the police court 
yesterday morning, and Magistrate Jay 
reserved his decision until TuesUajy. 
HInce Ibe case opened on Friday morn- 
ing there has, been considerable evi- 
dence heard, and yesterday Mr. H. 
Moresby for the defendant, endeavored 
to show that the liquor \va.-« taken into 
the restaurant by two Chinamen ex- 
pres.sly for the purpose of "nabbing" 
the accused unawares. DuriuK Uie cross- 
examination of the accused, by the city 
,>^„«„,.,,t..r which lasted a considerable 
time, there was plenty of cross-firing 
between the prosecution and the de- 
fence, because of objectionable ques- 
tions being asked the wllneys. 

The case opened yesterday with the 
cross-examination of Glng:. the accused. 
He said that Chlng Hung ordered the 
meals which were secured on the day 
._ -"-siion s.r:d th"' hnth (^'hlttir Hung 
and Chin Chung paid for them. 

••Kow did the bottle jet J55t:|?l« .t*nJtt?"; 
asked the pr^secutlop. ,,;':.;' 

"They themflc;|ir91p-l>roti8W It into the 
reataurant." . ' , ; . • 

•■Who brought >bft bdttW Inr* 
"Chin Chung." 

"From where did he get the bottle 
before putting It on the table?" 
"From his left Inside breast pocket. 
"Did yon see him produce the bottle 

Fort Oeorc*. will peremptorily debar 
him from the anticipated pleasure and 
opportunity of posatble usefulness. 


Hall— Dr. 'J. Harvey Hall, a nstlvo 
son of British Columbia, and fonne'-ly 
a. resident of Victoria, has died at Los 
Angeles, California. He was murrled 
to Hisa Brown, of Los Angeles, who 
with one son, his parents, twc brothers 
and one sister, survive him. 
I Brown — 'fti« fiinoral of the late Mr. 
Henry Brown took place from the Han- 
na chapel yesterday afternoon at 1 
o'clock, where services were conducted 
by the Rev. W. C. Drahn. Several 
friends were present. The pallbearers 
were Messrs. J. Williams, Louis WlUe. 
Hanson and Brown. Interment was 
made In t)he Ross Bay cemetery. 

Humphries — The funeral of the late 
Mr. William H. Humphries will lake 
place tomorrow afternoon at 'J. o'clock 
from the Hanna chapel and half an 
hour later from the St. James church 
where the Rev. Mr. Sweet will offici- 
ate. Interment will be made in the 
Ross Bay cemetery. 

Schnoter— The funeral of the late Ut- 
ile Gordon Schnoter will take place 
fium the Uanna chapel t;hi« morning at 
i) o'clock, where services will be con- 
ducted by the Rev. W. Leslie JlMay. In- 
terment will be made in me fi.u«» I3ct> 

Gallaber— -The funeral of the late Mr. 
John Gallaher will lake place from the 
Victoria Undertaking parlors tomorrow 
morning at 8, -l-V o'clock and fifteen min- 
utes later from the Roman Catholic 
Cathedral, where the Rev. Father Le- 
. . i.> _»*i„i..t« Tr.turirient will be 

tei itit; WAA& ^>..*»w**..-.,. - — -- 

made In the Ross Bay cemetery. 

Canada's Premier Piano 

:6oi-3 Government St., Cor. Cormorant Phone 2862 

The Woodworkers, Limited 

3843 SOUOi:.A8 BTXEET 

M-nufacturers of High Grade Show Cases, H^^el Bank Bar. Office and 
Mn<l.rn Stor« Fixtures. Counters, Wall Cases, Standing Ubsks, ecc. 
**Mrrrorp"ates and Plate Glass, fash. Doora and Millwork. Lumber and 
Laths, Shingles and all kinds of Building Materials. 

Our Afternoon Tea Specialty 

Idolicie Chocolate Butter Drops. Idolicie Chocolate Tarts, 
Strawberry, Nougat and Coffee Butter Drops ______ 


619 Fort Street 


Tel. loi 

No Better Value 
in the City 

Seven-room house, roonls large and .com- 
modious, splendidly finished, cement foun- 
dation and basement, furnace, garage and 
chicken houses, 2 lots 1 00.x 132 feet, situated 
in first class residential section. At $6,300 
there is no better value in the city. 

Let us show you the property^ It will 
sell itself. 

R. V. WINCH & Go. 


521 Fort Street. 

I>l n i l . 

tr"~ the deputy Biinrerao oncanUflr, be 
Ing here for that purpose. He has been 
making a tour of the cUles of the 
northwest and has established lodges 
at Vancouver, with' a membership of 
iOOO, Seattle, with a membership of 
1500, nt Nanaimo with a membership 
of 300 and at New Westminster with 
H membership of 320. The order has ob- 
tained a strong footing In all the chief 
centres of the X'nit.-J . Stares and Can- 

Band Concert Today-Tbc I'ifih Jtegi- 
nu>ni Band, umler Bandmuster Rogers, 
will Klve Ihc follnwing programnje of 
music in Bchcou Hill Tark at 3 p.m. to- 
(iav: M;irch, •The Ford." iSickel; Over- 
tuie, •■.Morning, Noon and Night," 
.Suppo; Corni't boIo, •'The. Holy City," 
Adams, soloist, .1. AVilmore; Grand se- 
lection, ••Romeo and Juliet, •' Gounod; 
Bnracole. •'O Belle Nuit, Offenbach; 
"Cocoanut Uance," Hermann; Inter- 
mezzo, "Gross Aus Der Feme," Doring; 
Grand selection. "Lucia dl Lammer- 
moor (bvreques'i) Donizetti; vvaitz ne 
concert, ""The Spirit of Love," Ball; O 
Caiuida; Ood Save She King 

New Industry for I.adysmlth—.\p pli- 
ca lion has been made for the incorpor- 
ation of the LadyMmilb Press Brick 
company, having for Its objects the 
manufocture at Ladysmilh of proH.s 
brick and tiles. The promoters of the 
company have acciuired by purchase 59 
acres or land in close proximity to 
Ladysniitli. on the. sea front, and on the 
line of the I'lsiiUlmcll and Nnnaimn 
Railway, conipiislng a very df«p and 
extensive deposit of clay, which e.xperi- 
menls have developed n-iU make a 
.splendid brick, quite equal In quality 
and iippefirance lo any press brick now 
in the nnirket on the coast. The pro- 
moters hope that the industry will lend 
materially to reduce the cost of liuild- 
ing construction In the coast cities. 

Imprisoned Tor Month — .\dvices ivrc 
received from Arnisliong to the effect 
that George Slack, the Indian who .shot 
Marietta Edwards at Hullcar on May 19 
last, and afterwards attempted to com- 
mit suicide by shooting himself through 
the head, has had his trial before Kis 
Honor ,Judge Brown ta Vernon, being 
aV)ly deff-nded by Mr. Rogers of that 
HourLsliing city, while Messrs. BllllnKS 
& Cociirane aptieared for the crown. The 
charge of wounding the klootchmaii with 
malicious Intent was dismissed on the 
score of insulTlclent evidence, while in 
dealing -with the charge of atteinpting 
to commit suicide. Judge Brown took 
Into consideration the fact that Slack 
was under the influence of liquor at the 
time, and imposed the minor penalty of 
one month's imprisonment. 

Bwlnunlng Classes — So many pupils 
are Joining the classes conducted by 
Mr,, Ian St. (Malr at the Gorge that 
the fourth grade (novice) is occupying 
more than its share of the mastor's 
time. It in announced that tomorrow 
examinations for promotion to the 
senior grades will he held. .Mr. St. 
Clair says that tho students or tne 
first and second grades are showing 
a greater disregard than usual for be- 
ing •'ducked'^ In the practice of their 
lessons In life-saving. The obedience of 
all. he declares. Is a credit to the home 
and school training of VlQtorla's chil- 
dren. The regatta for the pupils will 
he held on August 12th. This l.s what 
is generally known as "St. Calir^s Day" 
and is a feature in the summer life 
of the capital that is yearly growing 
in Importance and popularity. 

Political EqnaUty team* — Mrs. 
Leonla Windsor Brown, who Is now In 
jseattie, will give an addresa to the Poli- 
tical Equality League at the reception, 
which is being held in her honor on 
Wednesday evening next. Aug-ast 2nd, at 
7.30. In the adjoining gardens of Mrs. 
Dennis Harris and Mrs. K. C. Anderson 
at 603-611 Superior street. This Is 'he 
first of a series of entertainments -which 
the society Intends giving during the 
forthcoming year, and which will not 
only be of a Sbclal character, but •will 
also be along educational lines. The 
entertainment on Wednesday evening 
will be presided over by Mr R. L. 
Drury. and musical selections v.lll be 
given at ln,tervals. The league extends 
a cordial invitation both to sympathis- 
ers and the unconverted public. Re- 
freshments will be served on the grounds 
th'roughout the evening. 

A&nnal OutUif — The members of the 
parochial guild of St. Pauls church, 
Esquimau, which Includes a branch ftf 
the W. A. to Mission?, held recently 
their annual garden party and sale of 
worli at the rectory grounds. The sum 
of »ir«.70 was realized and after de- 
ducting the ncceaary expenses ainount- 
Inr to 184.86: ten per cent ot the re- 
maining proceeds will be devoted to a 
missionary object, according to the rule 
of the guUa. At a recent meeting ot 
th* membera. it was decided tn»t this 
year in answer to an appeal from Arch- 
deacon Lloyd. Saskatchewan, a portabla 
fent fpr the conventenct of tfavaltng 
iii[tBalonari«a in that district ahottld be 
««nt from l3t. t»»t» Wi Ak bi a nmt 
die •Bgraved wUK th* tnitli!* of thi 
bruolw oottUi* «M«. Th* baJigno* of 

from that pocket?" 

wftness said that when he brought 
out the meals which had been ordered, 
he saw them produce the bottle. After 
the iriealH baa been paid forr -€;hlng 
Hung asked for glasses. When asked If 
he knew what was In the bottle, wit- 
ness replied that he thought It was 
v.ine because hot ) men had said it was 
wine. Witness smelled the liquid as re- 
quested by the prosecution, and further 
maintained that it was t'hlnese wine. 
After smelling tlie liquid in the bottle 
which was taken from one of the cases 
which -was seized by the officers, wit- 
ness claimed that it was not the saiof- 
as that in the first bottle, but that It 
was a wine made especially for him, 
which was used for cooking purposes, 
and was not Intoxicating. He said that 
there had been .«■ )nie of this wine used 
in the food wjilch had been served to 
the two t.'hlnainen on the day in ques- 
tion. \\'itness « lid that he had not 
brought any water to the table, because 
he at first thought that the bottle con- 
tained water but later found that It 
contained t'blnese vine. He said that 
(.'hlnanien had been in the habit of 
bringing In bottles with Uiem to drink 
with their meals and thnt he never 
knew whether or not it was water. They 
didn't ask witness to have a drink. 

Quln Lting. a cook, residing at .Va- 
nalmo. said that on the day in ques- 
tion he was at the restaurant shortly 
after 2 o'cloi-k. and that he had seen 
two men come Into the place. He claim- 
ed that one of the men asked accused 
for liquor, and that he had replied tlial 
he did not have aAy liquor for shIp. 
He had seen the bottle on the table 
In front of the men but did not kn:iw 
how It got there. There were seovral 
other witnesses called, but no new evi- 
dence was beard. 


mapid and Substantial Orowth Preaict- 

ed for Columbia Biding by Xon. 

Thomas Taylor 

TUttil Tn« tunerai of the mtc J-^r. ..O- 

BBph Bell took place from the Victoria 
Undertaking parlors yesterday after- 
noon at 2.30 o-clocji.. wlifire services 
were conducted by, v .ttW Bev. T. W. 
Gladstone. There was a large attend- 
ance of friends and the floral offerings 
were very numerous. The pallbearers 
were Messrs. 'J. Shcrrlf. William Mc- 
Ml i mn. H. ■ Banks, an d S and s ^ . ^ "itl'" 
ment ■was maae ia the K'>»*> SayCssS: 

etery. . •■ - ''■ -•' 

Williamson— Mrs, J«li|>4e .WUUamson. 

passed away at the St. Joseph's hos- 
pital on Saturday afternoon. She was 
a native of Scotland and 35 years of 
age. She leaves to mourn her loss a 
husband, Mr. William WllllamBon. a 9 
year-old aon and a father residing on 
Kraser street. Ksquimalt. Mr. William- 
son Is well known In Victoria. 1^'or 
some years he has hec-n employed as a 
ship builder in Ksquimalt. The fun- 
eral will take place tomorrow after- 
noon at l-'.aO o^clock from the Victoria 
IndfTlaking pdriors. 



Amenaad Plan Involves Two Bridges 

Across Fraser »lver — Controversy 

•With C. P. ». Is At An Bad 

We have these eelebraled Pianos in all 
styles, ineluding 

Louis XV, and Mission 



The ^i^Q^t, artistic pianos. , in the world. 
Used and endorsed by the leading artists. 

1231 Government Street Telephone 885 

•'The entire district ini.ludcu in the 
Columbia ridinM la on the eve of rapid 
and substantial growth.^' says Hon. 
Thonuis Taylor, who returned a few 
day.s ago from a tour through that beau- 
tiful portion of British Columbia. "All 
that is necessary to convince anyone of 
this patent fact is that he or she travel 
through tills justly famous valley, and 
note the development and progress so 
evident on every hand. The crops 
tlirougbout the valley are looking ex- 
ceptionally well, with every indication 
of their hcins especlelly h»»vy this sea- 
son, the recent rains having accomplish- 
ed great things." 

One early result of the recent visit 
of the minister of public works to the 
district will be the ordering of three new 
graders and a new road roller. .s>^me five 
tons in weight, for use in road construc- 
tion and maintenance In this district. 

goodTroads movement 

Pacific Xigliway Coavention to bw Held 

at Portland on Angtut 4th 

and Stb. 

Interest In the good roads movement 
on the Pacific coast has recently cen- 
tralized and crystallized in a desire to 
see the early construction and comple- 
tion of a north and south main trunk 
thoroughfare the entire Northern Am- 
erican coast In length, and coincident 
completion of the Inter-provinclal east 
and west highway through western Can- 

Thos" directly and vitally Interested 
In thei»e two great undertakings ?»ok 
forward to the Vaclflc highway conven- 
tion to be held In Portland on the 4th 
and Bth proximo, as Mkely to produce 
results and consequences of far more 
than casual moment— to be In fact a 
strong force In the advancement of these 
wedded projects. Upwards bf one thou- 
sand Invitations have been Issued by the 
committee of management, and motor- 
ists will attend In parlies from every 
part of the coast, Victoria's Automobile 
Association being offlclally represented 
by President John A. Turrter. Mr. A K. 
Todd and as many other of the niembers 
who may be able to graap the holiday 

opportunity. ,, ,, , 

Vancouver is planning the sfeading of 
a large delegation; while Seattle. Bel- 
Hrtghani, Tacbma and all -other Wash- 
ngton centres will forward Imposing 
contingents. It Is not V't definitely 
known what representadon will be made 
by the California and Southern Ca - 
tornla organUallons. but these will 
doubtless be large also. 

Hon. Thomas Taylor, provincial mln- 
Jater of works, had planned to ba among 
those present, and was originally count- 
ed upon as Oft* of the foremost «p«»k- 
«rs on the convention programnie, but 
Atids unhappily that accumuUti^ d*- 
narim«i|ta.l bualnota. tha necoss. ty of 
b*lns IMT. to mMt the P""«ff «««"^ 
•rrlval trow AwlMd. •«« th» aadttloajl 
m««Mitr tor MlOtof •» •^J' •^•^ *** 

TUc long existing controversy be- 
tween the Canadian Northern Pacific 
and the- Canadian Pacific as to i!he right 
of the former lo parallel the C. .1". It. 
tracks al<;iig the Krascr river from 
Lytton to Cisco Bridge, where t'he C. 
P. K. crosses the river lo Its west bank, 
has been amicably ended by the with- 
drawal of tlie C. N. P.'s petition to the 
Hallway Commission for rfcogiilU->n of 
the claimed right. 

At tne hearing of the application be- 
fore the Hallway Commission last year, 
It was vigorously opf^osed by the C. 
P. It. on the ground that the applicarts 
had not status, being provinclally in- 
corporated, and .thereby possessed of 
no authority to expropriate wiUliin tho 
territory In consideration. It was fur- 
ther argued that the building of the 
new transcontinental line below the 
C P. R. tracks would menace the safety 
of the latter, through possible under- 
mining of the embankments on 
which thev rest. An export report as 
to the feasibility of the proposed un- 
,._.T..i„.- rr..!.! en cneiheering and 
technical standpoint, ■was subsequently 
prepared at tlie Instance of the two 
companies by Mr. C. H. Cartwright. C. 
13 for submission to and tthe guidance 
of' the Commission, which has now been 
In poiisession of that document for 

some lime past. . . ^ v *■ ., 

The original plan submittrd by the 
Canadian Northern Pacific, operating 
in British Columbia under the distinct- 
ively Provincial charter abov; refer- 
red to, involve^l the bridging of the 
main Thompson river a few mile^s above 
Lvtton and the paralloUng of the C. P. 
R main line thence to Cisco Brldgr^ 
instead of doing this. It is now intended 
o submit to the Railway Commission 
an amended plan providing for one 
bridge across the main Thotnpson nver. 
and two bridges across the Fraser The 
route as planned and aPP^^f^ »n^ Mr. 

will not be more than 1,000 feet longer 
Tnan «H orlKinaUy P»4nn.d and pat-al- 
oUng the C.P.n. Briefly It means the 
Sdglng of tbe tnaln -T^o-P*- v- 
miles above Lytton, the line thence toi 
^v"g the main Thompsoi. to Lytton 
r ts%onfluence with tbe Fra«e_r and 
descending the east bank of the Fraser 
?or Talf a mile. When the firn cross- 
ing of the "Father of Waters" takes 
l"fee Next the line Is to descend the 
oppo«He bank for five miles crossing 
n«a"n to the other side of tho Fraser 
:S oxlmately 1,000 feet above the C.R 
^^\„(<i-e -t Cisco. The C. N. P. Hne 
win 'thus run fully two hundred feel 
hoiow the C.P.R. tracks. 
*'*^;n- B—nd or lower of tbe proposed 
bridges across the Fraser at Cisco will 
Seerected at « higher elevation than 
Umt of the existing C.P.R. bridge at 
Ulmt point, and will most probably be 
of the cantilever type. The proposed 
bridge half a mile below Lytton as well 
as the bridge over the main Thompsop 
above Lvtton will be ordinary span 
structures. -Mthough -.e amended plan 
rails for these two additional br dges 
the coat may not exceed the original 
estimate, as the building of a roadbed, 
on conc;ete support, Just below the t. 
P R tracks would have been necessar- 
ily a very expenslvjejondcrtakl^ng. 

r«v H R Trumpour, M.A., late rec- 
tor* of All Saints' church, Peterboro, 
Ont has been appointed professor of 
New Testament at Latimer Hall. \fln. 
couver. *■• 

Misses Stalnsby. McFaddW, Mc* 
Ardle and Munro have gradufctM 

It's a Saving Proposition— Iniying your Grocery supplies from 

Copas & Young 

The firm that gives you tl-.c hig-hesl quality and .'^clls for the 
lowest price possible and docs Not belong to any Combine. 

Watermelons at any Old Price 

NICE JUICY LEMONS, per dozen 30^ 

NICE MILD CURED HAMS, per lb 22<& 

FINEST GRANULATED SUGAR, 20-lb. sack ?1.15 


^.jar .:.;... 25< 

JELLY POWDER: all kinds, 4 pkls for 25< 

COX'S .GELATINE : per packet 10^ 

PURE WEST INDIAN LIME JUICE: quart bottle.. 20^ 

CREAM OF WHE.\T, per packet 20< 


can ^ •• 10^ 

CLARK'S POTTED MEATS, for sandwiches: 4 tins 

Tor .:..:..: • •• 251^ 



Copas & Young 


Corner Fort and Broad Streets Quick Delivery 




professional nuraes '»«»"* *^^frS 
attached to the NftOalmo |«lt*»f) W^Tj 

pit*!. . . 

Trethewoys loglrfHf ***• *^^ 
lower Frasar tola b«i«. WS8^^ 
«own in gn «wi#tl9»«f j 
on wscouM •« Wi« ift$^m 



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•umMv. J«»y >^ 1*t< 


Good Service 

Lots o* Room 

Sale Prices 

We're getting comfortably lioused in the Say- 
ward P.uilding, and though we're not exactly 
straightened out, yet our SALE OF BOYS' SUM- 
i\lER APPAREL will be continued without any ni- 
convcniencc to our old and, rapidly increasing. new 







Ironing Without Perspiring 

Electricity h a^s 
.i_us all marLY„ 

wouderiui ways in 
wliicli it can l)e 
used; but as far as 
the lady of the 
house is concerned, 
it is certain that it 
has taught the man 
as well as the wo- 
man that the 
drudgery of house- 
work can l)e easily cut in half by using the 
various electric domestic devices that are 
now in every dav use. 

"^Take our Electric Iron for instance, in- 
stead of perspiring in a stuffy kitchen and 
stooping over a very hot range, with the 
use ot the Electric Iron, this part of the 
wife's domestic life is made more of a 
pleasure, and the monthly fuel bill is ma- 
terially reduced. 

Hinton Electric Co., Limited 


It is very hard for anyone who has 
not lived In a. largo city to reallae the 
lerrlble losa of life that begins with 
the hot weather every season. The re- 
cords of Infant mortality only tell half 
the story. The Bufferlnsr of those who 
recover and the wesknen*, often life- 
ions, that follows the prostration of 
the^Bunuiier, are sometimes more to be 
<jrM<<»d than dnath Itself. 

But modern science has entered the 
lists on behalf of the babies with the 
King of Terrors. For but a few years 
generous and wise men and womun 
hav* devoted all their efforts lo saving 
the lives of the little children. They 
have procured pure mlllc for them, and 
have taught their mothers how to talte 
care of thcni. The beneOts of fresh air 
and cleanliness have been shown and 
efforts made to put the little ones In 
purka and other places where It was 
possible to breathe. The results have 
been very encouraslng. In the llrst 
two, .weeks ot .July last year there were 
1006 de.Ttli.i. This year, one of excep- 
tional henr, the death rate fell to 706. 
To save tliree hiin'ir*''! innocent Uvea in 
so short a time is worth all the effort.^ 
put forth. But It !» not believed that 
this savlnK Is larRC enough, and plans 
are being made to e.Ktend the beneft- 
cent work. 

Is it possible that mothers in these 
western cities whore fresh air Is to be 
had for tne taking, need some of the 
Instrmiion which lias saved so many 
lives in the crowded eastern centres? 
The people of Portland evidently think 
»fi for novine pictures o£ t'nc Culli's 
Welfare Kxhlblt of Chicago are being 
shown and lectures delivered by an 
e.\pert. If the people of New York. 
London or Chicago, have learned that 
no environment is so bad that It can- 
not be made better may not we learn 
that in the treatment of Infants the 
MU■,*r^n of the west are very far from 

ptn'xeuLAdn* .j2«»€J»- &2XCf ;pr©\ * 

of a babjr l? too xnaiiy. 

r.tlh1« rtoalh 

Government Street 

Phone 2245 

University School 



Women'* Dress. 
After a long Interval the movement 
for adopting men's attire has been re- 
vived among women. It Is not likely it 
will be nioro successful now than in 
the time of Mrs. Bloomer. There is 
among western women a dislike to ap- 
peurlng dressed like a man which very 
few svomcn care to try to overcome. 
In our resistance to this change we 
may not bo logical but wi>enever iliil 
reason and fashion agree? 

A Coal Famine. 

It Is !i:nd fyir us to realize that with- 
in a few weeks the cold weather will 
be iiack apaln. Hut 11 will jinl conif 
upon us with the suddenneHS or tlie 
llerceness witli which It will roacli the 
peoplfi of the middle west for even thp 
Interior of our own province. 

lOvfrythiiig, It Is said, points to a 
splendid imrvest In the middle west, 
and many of us are looking forward 
to the settlement on our island of 
farmers whose retirement with a com- 
petence this autumn's harvest will as- 
sure. We may well pray that nothing 
may happen to disappoint the hopes of 
the prairie farmers, for on tiiem, to .1 
great extent, depends the pro.sperit.\- of 
tlie whole country. 

But do not let u.s think that all the 
nrople on tlie prairies will be ricli, 
however bountiful the harvest may he. 
In the present year thousands of honie- 
.steads have been taken up. some, of 
these are uwnod by men who were abb- 

to provide their famllle" with every 
comfort. I'ar more are occupied 'ly 
poor people. On each farm !■ a tiny 
house. In some of them men live alone, 
men young and strong, with little or 
no money. If lh*y have raised a crop 
the nrst- year it will barely keep them 
and their farm animals. In some tliero 
are lads with old mothers who will 
look wistfully over the frozen wastes 
and think of their humcs In eastern 
Canada, or perhaps in the motherland 
or In southern Kurope. In another a 

Virr flr'"t l>Hi>v 
younB momer nun»B» ocr .i.-i 

BO warmly welcom.rd In her loneliness. 
Perhaps an Invalid sl.sler Is doing her 
best to keep the Uny home neat and 
tidy for the big brotbi-r who rare* loi 
her as tenderly :is he can. In a few 
there are larger fanilllts some of whom 
will be ready to help ne.vt year but 
who must be clothed and fed In the 
coming year, Snmn of these homes are 
near poplar grjve-i. out the majority 
are on the bare, treeless prairie, for 
wooded l^nd lias long been scarce. And 
In these homes the winter Is being 
looked forward to wltli anxiety. Where 
ia the fuel to conjo. from that will sup- 
ply the warmth wltholit which life It- 
.self Is not safe? In towns in Hrltish 
Columbia and In Alberta there are idle 
men and In the mines Is the coal whlcli 
j,:-.ould brinj warmth and nomfort to 
these lonely scattered homes. Many, 
perhaps moat, of these miners have 
wives, kind-hearted women. Both men 
and women are of a race that hav.- 
proved themselves heroes again and 
again. The mines are owned, many of 
them at least, by shareholders with 
wives and rhiidron ihal U>ey lovr- And 
yet because of a disagreement be- 

twccu utcu miu toiiii'*.-'..' *-*— ..—i— i — 

rlble sulTerlng Is threatened In the 
homes of the poor settlers. In tiie 
towns, too the high price of coal will 
bear 'heavily on those who have lately 
come to Canada. Cannot women do 
something to prevent the Industrial 
strife that makes such a state of af- 
f alra possllitB ir — At th e b o ttom o< \ X » U 
mUat be seinshneas on.tne iKtn of 
employed as well as of employersj|. The 
coal from east and south is being 
poured Into the country^ but how win 
p6oF"p«>RTe be aBle"~fo~6a#~U even 
If there were enough for all? AH this, 
may be very foolish but th« problem 
that faces the country Is very serious 
and we would all be better, if some- 
times we thought of these things. 

ago and opening a studio at 8< Toronto 
street. W-htle In Kurope Miss Tully 
exhibited at the Paris 8alon, and at 
the Royal Academy In London. She 
was alao k writer with a fine sense 
of the plclur«sii\ie, and during her 
European studies she contributed lo 
the columns of The Globe on European 

"Mlsa Tully's work was niarked by 
a genuine human sympathy, and was 
touched by a splendid Imagination. Her 
pictures were sometimes too subtle for 

vitKAf^ wtr\r\ttm\ K.** 4lt*«F w^i-^ *v^>* wr>v- 

thy of a close investigation. During 
1910 a fanciful painting by her en- 
titled "Peas Bloasom" attracted wide 
attention at the art exhibitions. While 
In rJurope she painted many market and 
street scenes, b'j: v>n her return she 
went in chiefly for pastel portraits 
and ttgure work. 

"Miss Tully was an .Vssoclate of the 
Royal Canadian .\iadeniy. and since her 
return she liad Identified herself closeljl' 
with art work In the city, isue had a 
charming personality, and was lotcd by 
n. wide circle of friends. She is sur- 
.„vlved by Vt slstgr. Mlfs, Louise^ Tully. 
of Vancouver. Miss Tully wa.s a great- 
nlcce uf Miss Agne.s StiiuUIand, the 
noted h'.ngllshwoman who wrote "Uueens 
of Scotland." 

'Vromen In Business. 
Dr. Martha Lovell of Boston, who 
has 'herself chosen one of the most 
wearing of professions, and who, in her 
New ICngland, has won a high repu- 
iatlo.i, doet. not encourage her slstor 
women to go Into business. She says: 

"Woman for centuries back has been 
the homemaker. For many hundreds 
ot vears she hae TWmiJ cared for, anu 
her great mission has been the repro- 
duction of the race," says Dr. LvOvell. 
"When woman ohooscss an environment 
which prevents her from fuinillng lier 
mission, naturally she has to suftcr in 
one way or another. 

"Women have a greater power of en- 
difran(^e. A woman will stand greater 


,^'m^my^-s* Ii»41a«' Colored Oottoa Xo««, bethflalB 

^ af tfk^^ r^r^L^' and lace ankles. Itegular. laca ■alll e» 

>nn|in£;^A 86c. NOW ••• 

a VB^9^B ' Same as above only with plain aaklwu 

^ ^H^^-'B?'^ ^ Now two pairs for ♦•• 

7 o|^^ ^^^Hr ^ Kadlea' laia Oaabmere Xoae, epleiidKl 

^ value. Regular, per pair, ISc. Now 

five pairs for f* 

VeamaB** Xo«e, plain black, light weight, 
^_.- good cashmere, seamless feet. Bale 

ti^T'^^F /^^^^BSA\ '*r price, per pair 4S0 

Bamo as above, only with double eolee. 

Sale price, per pair BOO 

XAdlea' astro riae QuaUty XdoU TbreaA 
- ^^^ Xoae, seamless feet, garter top, black. 

iJ'F^'pr^L^ tan and colors (guaranteed fast) 

Special sale iirice, 2 pairs for .. ..4*0 
Mom'! molf Hoee in plain black and tan cashmere. Regular. 25c Now 

two pairs for *** 

Xen'a Hala and Klbbed Xoae In black and tan cashmere. Special at..8Bo 

Keii'a Blaci'^Octton Koae with natural foot. Regular, S5c, Special at. 300 

OmiArea's Hoelery much reduced. In our children's line of hosiery will 

be found the ciuallties that stand the wear and tear of school days and 

vacation days. xVll prices reduced. 


642*^644^ YATES 5TREar. 

PMONES ^56 *^6571 

w h o 

Death of an Artist. 

The many friends of MIms TuIIn 
.spent ><evenil \-ciirK in \'ictorl;i. 
deeply sympathize with her In the loss 
of her sister. A late Is.suc of t'he 
Toronto Globe has the following ref- 
erence to the death of the gifted lady: 

".\ promising young Canadian artist 
died on the morning of the J8th of July 
in Toronto In the person of Miss Syd- 
ney ntriciviuiiu xun.v, m,i>ih..«.c. i.. ..— 
late Klvas Tully, C.K., for many years 
architect and engineer of the Public 
Works Department of Ontario. .Miss 
Tully Iiad been ill only a few months, 
being a victim of pernicious anaemia. 
.She pa.ssed away at St. John's hospi- 
tal, whither she had gone eight weeks 
iiKO for a rest, not thinking she was 
.seriously ill. 

"Miss Tully belonged to a disting- 
ulsed and gifted family, and early 
showed promise of developing as an After local study of art she 
pursued her course in London and Paris 
for several years, returning two years 

psiin thaja ja n^ait. But the womankind 
conatifutiono.Uy Is BOt S»'8 '*0 ••cep p:'.ee 
with the business man today. The sex 
was meant to receive the shelter of the 
home. ^ ' ■ — ■^ — 

"Wom»is,'#aiJ 'Intended, to perforin the 
household duties, which' gives her op- 
portunities to rest when she feels so 
inclined; to eat regularly and to be sur- 
rounded by an atmosphere which pro- 
duces the truly feminine creature— the 
wife, sister and mother. The average 
woman engaged In the business world 
is .shortening her life." 

The learned doctor ni.'iy be riKht, 
but there are thousands of women in 
the world today who must Join the work- 
u-(lay throng In the market places of 
our cities. Let life be long or short, 
those depending on them must he sup- 
ported. They need to bo taught how 
to husliMMil their strength rntlier tliun 
to slum tli.» labor they cannot escape. 


Slaughtered locally is the best meat to be had In Victoria. Our prlcee 
are best because our expenses are least Look at these prices — 

Island Veal Breasts ....15o 

Island Veal Legs ;i,.20o 

Island Mutton Shoulders. . .laVjo 

Is' and Mi',t*oi! 1^5? . ■ • '.9Xio 

Xoland Bsof Pstr Roasts. 12 ^c 
and 10* 

Island Beef Oven Roasts 15o 

Swift's Compound Lard lOo 

Swift's Picnic Hams WHo 

Mild Corned 3eef ■..,:...:.. .9o 

Dry Salt Bacon 18c and I60 

Bolojrna or Head Cheese lOo 

Calves' Wvers, Sweetbreads, Calves' Heads, etcs., always in slock. 


630 Tates street. 

rhone 514. 

Phone 106 


Brooke Bond's In fancy 

;iib. rxmu rox fi.oo 

A sure palate pleaser at 


Comer Johnson and Quadra 


At 9.;!0 a. m. 

rxrTEBir Aomxs or FtATiwo riBXiSS 

Recent successes at McGlll and R. M. <.'., SpaciouM Brick Buildings. 
Accommodation for 200 Boys. Separate House for .Juniors. New Block 
of Class-rooms, Modern Sanitary Arrangements. Chemical Laboratory, 
Organized Cadet Corps, Musketry Instruction. Football and Cricket, Gym- 
nasium and Indoor Ritie Ilange. 

Rev. W. W. Bolton. MA., Cambridge. 
R. V. Harvey, M. A. Camh.; J. C. Barnacle, Esq., Lond. I'nlv.; asBistod 
by a Resident Staff of University Men. 
yor Proepectas, Apply — The Bnrsar 

Manitoba Medical 

In affiliation witii Manitoba 
Unlvers.ty. Session commences 
October lind. 1911- Klve years 
course. Excellent clinical facil- 
ities. For full information ap- 
ply to the Registrar. 

9B. E. 8. POFHAM, 
Medical college Winnipeg 

Bearon IIIU Park. Victoria, B. C. 

Select JIlKh-Grarle Day »nd 
Bo»rrllrtRr College for Boy» of 8 
to 16 years. Reflnemonts of well- 
appointed gentlemen's home In 
lovely Beacon Hill Park. Number 
limited. Outdoor aporia. Prepared 
for Bu«lnc»« I.,iro or Professional or 
University examinations. Fees Inclu- 
sive and strictly moderate. Au- 
tumn term beflns Tuesday, Septem- 


Prineipal, J. W. CHXmCH, M. A. 

De Koven Hall 

This school Is trying to do for the moral, 
physical and Intellectual welfare ot each 
boy. what tho thouBhiful parent most 
wishes to have done. ConlrlbutlnK to this 
end are Its fine location on beautiful Lake 
Stellacoom, ((^Ight miles from Tacoma), 
Us excellent bulldiiiKS, and exceptional staff 
of Instructors. 

Fall term lieglns September. list., 1911. 
For full Intorniallon address, 

D. S. FL'LFOm*. Principal^ 

South Tacoma. WashlnBton. 

Collegiate School For Boys 

_ .. _- ._.-.> _ » - • ▼letoria. a. a 

St. Margaret's School for Girls 

SU Cook Street. Victoria. B. C, Boardlnu and Day School. 

Bookland Avtnve 

Central '.Utuation Spacious and Well-Ventilated School 

Buili lings Recreation Grounds Gymnasium 

Cadet Corps 

Under the present management a special feature of the school 
jg its individual attention to pupils. 


Assisted by a Resident Staff of Masters 
Next Term begins Tuesday, September 12, at 9 a.m. 

For Proiq^cetiM, Ap0y 

The Principtl 


tlM >tt«KI« Cotdft Theological Con- 

, Tbroush .the burnlnir out of two 
bridffCi by a bush Are, tho Aottth 
ForKo wAtw Jiupply h«» be«V *ut oir. 
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Doctors as Teacbera 

Dr. .lolin B. Murphy, nvIio Is tlio 
preaklcnt of the .American Medical As- 
sociation, which met recently at Los 
.-Vngeles, delivered an which 
is exciting- somf rnniment. I'r. 

.VIuriili>- a.sserted ih.u il:'- roason 
Iieo!)le are .«o easily deceived by 
qnacUs, or by men wliom the profes- 
.slon loolts upon as such. Is that these 
people are ready to give a reiisqin for 
their treatment. They do not make a 
•aecret of their manner of workinK- 
Their th^^ories may he false but tl-.L-y 
convini-e the puhlic that they are true 
HS well as that their treatment L-s ef- 

Doctors, on the other hand. ha|j 
during the last three centuries, de- 
manded of tlie patient and his friends 
a blind faith. The conseiiuence has been 
that many have turned from the 
clan of ways they knew nothing 
to the quack whom they Imagined they 
did understand. 

Dr. Murphy contends that the time 
lias now come when the medical profes- 
sion should take the public Into Us con- 
fidence. Ther.! .-should be. he thinks, a 
national council on health and public 
In.'Jlriictlon. U .should Ivy the business 
of this council to give the public Infor- 
mation In terms easily understood of 
the nature, cause, means of transmls- 
.<?lon and early slRns of disease. "HTisv 
much," says Dr. Murphy, "could th» 
mortality of the acute rurglcal diseases, 
the acute medicai ul.seases such as scar- 
let fever, diphtheria, pneumonia, etc.. 
and the chronic diseases such as cancer 
of the lip and the breast, and tuber- 
culosis, be reduced If the laity had In- 
Rtrtictlon from the profession as to 
their early recognition, tlie danper of 
delay and the line of action In their 
treatment." The speaker criticised the 
.inforniatkin whit-h now flnd.s Us way 
into the papers as sensational and in- 

From the point of view of women, 
who have most to do with tho care of 
the sick it scorns that there is much 
In the address worthy of consideration. 
In nine cases out of ten delay In send- 
ing for a physician is caused by Ignor- 
ance of the need for his services. If 
people generally could be taught when 
.lymptoms show thai: there Is danger 
the doctor would be call'->d In time. 
Whether or not such knowledge could 
be made public Is a question for the 
doctors lo decide. It is certain that any 
authoritative Information would be 
eagerly read and that newspapers would 
be glad to publish It. 

That there are no more zealous work- 
ers In tlie Holence of sanitation which 
will. In the en». It Is hoped, conquer 
many diseases, than the doctors, indi- 
cates that their reticence Is not owing 
to selfishness. The subject Is an Inter- 
esting one. 

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Zinfandel Claret, bottle 50c and 35C 

French Claret, bottle $1.00, 75c and 50c 

Ginger Wine, bottle 75C 

Cherry Wine, bottle 75C 

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of these courses, address 

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L,ady8mtth complains deeply of the 
early mornlns cowbell nuisance. 

The E. & N. Ry. Co. Is building * 
new Btatlon at Olson's Croaslns. 
which win take the place ot the old 
station at Wilson's. 

Nelson City Is anxious for an ftu»- 
mented water supply, and has In- 
structed the city engineer to examine 
two alternative creeks and report. 

Hong Kee. a Roaitland Chinaman re- 
cently convicted of a serloua th^dft 
and released on Buapended sentwice, 
hfts. been re-tried by ordi-r of the 
Attorney- General's Department, again 
(ibnvleted. and aentenced to six 
montb*' tmpriaoamtflt. .^ , 

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Home Nine Wins Yesterday's 
Game in First Inning— Hit 
Pitcher Fullerton All Over 

PORTLAND, July 2».— NIcholai ''^'' '*"'' 
«»lBctln« p»yoholo»lc»l moment, for hlttln* 
th« biiH •nabl'Sd the pirlUptl team to siore 
four or U> tx ro»*. WtelUl »«"•, ■"''"^f 
work by Vanoot»V«r .•xpl»<in t»>V l^'^'V^ TvJi 

H. PO. A. E 

Lcaffiie 8tandinK. 

Vancouver *2 

'lacoma ^^ 

Spokane ^ ^* 

Seattle 5"'' 

)'(>rt!aiid *| 

Alctorla *■ 

Gttme« Today. 
Victoria at tSeatilc. 
8pokap« at Tncoma. _ 
Vancotivvr «i «*"* tlAUG.. 




. i; n 5 

. 57 - 





Tonne»on n-a* Jb «»• forjn »>*(» . 

visitor, to thrM .•«•<*«»•*.»>'*•%*'**'"'" ^" 
only one to walk. Score: 

Vancouver — AB. P 

WlUctt, lb. ..... 

Bennett, 2b. ... 

A(lain«. If 

Swain, rf 

JaiiicH, 3b 

Brinker, of. . . . 
Scharuweber, »s. 

Shea. I" 

Erlckson. p. ... 
<'Rte(i, »» 






ihvmam^atiictOTia. 13. oeatiiu S. 


rortland — 

Sppas, r 

Mundorff, 3b. 
Williams, lb. 
Pettlgrew. It. 
Casey. 2b. . . . 
Moore, c. ... 
roltrln, ss. . . 
Tonneson. p. 
MonBor, r,8B. . 

, ,2S 3 21 14 -H. PO. A, 
J 1 <i R 



n '2 

3 4 

1 1 

1 : 



J.X^M^'- ' . v AJid!i^li.S''' Itl' V ^ ^_ -A .r* 


tt was a spiritless woe-begone bunch 
which followed Manager Tighe, the man- 
ager of the Seattle GJants, to the Se- 
attle boat yesterday afternoon. They 
had had all the starch knocked but 
of them by that aggravating Islander 
outfit, whose bear cub mascot must have 

Portland . . • . 
- Summary — 
Tonneson 9 ; 
off Tonneaon 

— u I 
X— 6 

"^*.~ _ * ■?' .;.7' f.^ A A A A n 

. .: .. .r:T> 0^00022 

struck out, by Erlckson J. bv 

banes on balls, off Erlckson 6, 

1- three base hit, Tonneson; 

double Play. James '"""""^^^V. "Ta'^fs' 
hU«. Adams, Casey. Moore: stolon J^^»«»; 
Bennett. 2, Mundorff; hit by pitched 


ObairUe BasphUs m«n«w»«»d ^T Wn* 

Vallom on KU »«p»rtur« for 

tka •ontlk 

Mr. Charlea BurphllB waa th« princi- 
pal flgure in an Interesting cereniony 
that took place >ait night Hi. fellow 
members' of the Corona club, of which 
he was one of the organisers, made 
his departure for Colorado the occa- 
sion of a demonstration of the eaioeni 
in which they hold him. Mr. George 
Bailey in their behalf, presented 
with a handsome suitcase with a 
words expreBsing keen regret 
Surphlls' determination to 
city. Hhe recipient briefly 
ly replied. Mr. Surplills 
for the south afconipanied by Mr. O. J. 
icowler, 18 one of Vlctoria-s beat known 
baseball players. Last year he dii 
twirllna: for the local amateurs 
this season he has pltohea tor 
serlor Beacon Hill team since the In- 
auguration of the home league. 1 here 
is not the slightest doubt but that his 
ability at thai post Is largely r^Bnon- 
sible for the position the Hills occupy 
at the head of the series. He wlU 1 o 
missed by a host of frlendB a"d his 
^e«,rfn,-a win be regretted by all fans. 
M^ch the same may be said <'' J^- 

—....,._ -1.1 V, >io hBK not b«ea prom- 

inent In basecaii circlca i.. 
same length of time. 

0»TAWA.July II.— B. Bohwm- 
sers, ct VlotorU. won th« National 
Tennla champlonnhlp today. d*«»at- 
ln» Balrd, of Toronto, In the flnaU 
by 11-11. «-8. ■■nd «-4. With bla 
ptu-tRcr, McKae, he a!«o -won the 
doubles, dafeatlns Bbe«w«U and 
Alien, the tltleholders. B-^th Vio- 
tortens plan leaving Immedtat^ly 
for Newport, where 8obw«ng«ra 
will compete for the American Na- 
tional champlonablp. 

at Mr. 
leave the 
but feellna- 
who has left 


2 had a virtual walk over, being the. only 
company With a fall t^m ot 11. The 
conditions at the flrst two rsiigea ware 
exceHant, and ^losslbles were bs^amlAg quite 
common when the customary breese cams 
along and dashed the hopes and spollad 
the scores of BBvoral budding centuries. 

Sergeant Psrker round ths bullseye at 100 
vards with «iglit successive shot* and 
Sergeants Carr and De Carteret, together 
with Corporal Zala at 600 yards, each put 
on a full score of 36. Bandmaster Rog- 
ers had 34 at each distance and started 
with 5, ^. 4, at fiOO. After this came the 
v.-liid--!in<i general disaster — liard luck stor- 
Itts and tales of woe. 

Following are the leading scores: 
First Class. 
•Sergt. de Carteret . 
•Gnr. Iloybourno . ••■ 

Bergt. Hlrc'b 

Gnr. W. Wlnsby .... 
Sergt. A. Richardson. 
Sorst. Parker 35 

Contractors Sapplies 


E G. Prior & Co., Ltd Lbty. 

Comer Government and Johnson StreSeti 


Handmasler Rogers . . 

.S.>rKl. Carr 

U. Q. M. S. bettlce. .. . 
n. S. M. Mao.loug.tll . . 

Corp. Zalii 

Lt. F. A. Kohcrtsop. .. 
Onr. Fatt 

































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Wlllett: time, 1:60; umpire, McCsr- 

- IJtJott ■ Wwriviuiii ' wvorvfciii* -•** >>■■■■■■* *!.-——.■ 

]'"our home runs from the choice deiiv- 
' cry of Heaver Fullerton, touted as one 
of Dugdale's finest mound artists and, 
in all. twelve safe binglea: Surely Bill' 
tloodman's lads were wearing their hat- 
ting clothes. They hadn't taken them 
off overnight, some enthusiastic fan 
brightly suggested. 

Probably It will be aeons before the 
lans see such another Innings as was 
that which opened the matinee. Tiie 
visitors fell for Pitcher Thor.sen's ."^low 
twisters, supported by splendid Held- 
ing,.ln order, and then tlie Victorians 
came to bat. A mere look at Goodman, 
(IS he swung waiting for a good one, 
was enough. The Giants went to jileces 
like a troupe of school boys presenting 
nn amateur theatrical pc-formance.. 

Bill was presented his base It was 
really with Ten Million's debut, after 
' his ' enforced holiday of Friday, that 
let loose the aeroplane. He bunted, Spen- 
cer made a poor tli'""w, bthI Goodman I 
liad reached t!ilrd when Ort recovered | 
the pill and winged it toward.^ Hues 
to cut him off. This also was an 111- 
.judged eftorc and jjermitted Goodman 
10 come homo. Mejanwhlle Million was 
t-aieiy roosting on the third bag. Kellar 
drove safely over Sues' head and Sni- 
ton added to the comedy of errors by 
iillowing it to go through him. Million 
was at the plate and Kellar on second. 
"Jockey" Ward added to the crowd's ex- 
citement, which now was at fever heat, 
by clouting safely which counted for 
the third run. When Brennan and Cleni- 
eentflon had whiffed it looked as thougl. 
the fun was over but Pitcher Fuller- 
ton, Just to give the occasion a titling 
climax, generously walked the 
three and forced home the fourth tally. 
Bafaly Tucked Away 
After this there was little more tn 
he done. Victoria had the game safely 
tucked away and it was the third of 
the series. The tailenders had come from 
Viehind and tied the Giants for the 

' In the second stanza, to show that 
!;e iiftdn't f'irg.-itf*an hnw, Knllar tvallop- 
ed the ball out of the lot. Much cheer- 
ing and laughter among the bleacher- 
,ltes. As it happened Million, previous- 
ly, had got his second safety so two 
Kallopcd smilingly over the plate. Bren- 
nan laler came through with a neat two 
base hit Which, however, was' lost, 
riementaon hitting into a double. Then 
in the fifth It came again Ward being 
the slugger this time, lifting the horse- 
hide clear over the thirty-five foot wire 
fence. This was becoming so common 
as to give the Seattleltes another fit of 
•'biick fever" and Raymond fumbled an 
.easy chance that allowed Brennan a 
life. While he was caught at second 
l..eard and Spencer contributed to the 
error column and DeVogt was given 
transportatton, the nat result being 
Clementson's run. 

Once more B'uUerton got his In the 
seventh,' DeVogt'a homer with two man 
on »base« — Brennan, who got there with 
!i two bagger and Clenientson who walk- 
ad — waa j^ood iv three.. And. to.. the 
<?lg:htn. with Brennan on the sacks 
again, Clem came through with a re- 
Boundlng swat. It cut through the air 
with the speed of a bullet passed Klght- 
flelder Householder with 4. hum, aid al- 
lowed the big fe>ow to make the com- 
l)lote circuit. Bacauae thla was the only 
one of the »ix hortia runs that didn't 
dl§»ppear oveg the park fence It was 
something of a novelty a/id brought the 
man responsible appreciative applause. 
Meanwhile' tha Olants had be«n Jog- 
gting alon» trying hard to find Thor- 
.sen's slow balls. The home run by 
Bues — the he garnered In the week 
-and by Leard came' In the third and 
the ninth, -fortunately with the' bases 
( lear. Only In th« fifth did they man- 
aae to do any bunching. Then the sin- 
ulea of Leard. Householder and BUes 
v,erc good for one fairly earned run. 
The I>«t»tl«« Boor* I 

AB. R. H. PO. A. BJ 

^..■■Mr^^x t^ Ik r\\/ 



'*»«■ 4>,« 1 . unr. tierry • • • 

■"■^^T-' — j^j A E. Kotiertson. 


at Beacon 

ily 20. — Tacoma fell upon 

Holm In the first Inning and from then 

untn he retired at the end of the _fourth 

aaored almost at -.vll!. ;vlnn ng ' '"J"' 

)'T.oughlln was substituted and pltchod fair 

Annls was conservative thrnughout, 

the hits scattered. Score: 

AB. R. H. PO. A. E 



and kept 
.Spokane — 

Netzel, 3b 

Cooney, ss 

Nnrdyke. lb. . ■ 

Frisk, rt 

i^artwrlght, 2b. 
Kl-mmerman. If. 
Mart num. rt. . . 
Tftusrhor. rf. . . 
,K|ilesinan, c. . . 

Hiiim. P 

O'l^ouKhlln, p. 

4 n 

3 n 


. . 4 


.... 3 



....... 4 " 


1 ft 


1-^ ft 

Totals ; • • ■ • ^- " 

••Batted for Holm in nfth. 
•Slebt hit by batted ball. 
_ . _.. ATi v.. 

XrtCU.tie* , "_ 

Bassey, If ...••■ 6 

rolemati, 2b * 

Abbott, rf ^ 

Kennedy, 3b ^ 

Lynch, cf ; 

MorFP. s? 

Fisher, lb 

SU>bt, <■ 

Annls. p 

3 1 

ft 1 

1 20 

2 n 
1 2 
1 2 


Gnr. G. Nell 
Gnr. DInos . . 
Corp. Sluokey 




Yesterdays Cricket Match 
-tSKU Won by aomc Xa am— .Tt" 

^ Tbe Biqulmalt %^ ;^^'^^*^y 
match at Beacon Hm P-irit ^'Wagj^^ ,,_.^^ 

close game. Albion .'''''?"•"? ^jti fir.t and 

:;^t.^-fr^.^';^r A^i^ ^bou^t 

13 T C O. Mahon secured 5 ^vU.kets i_ r 
'7' runs in th« second Innings H. .^. la- 
ma- made ?« If- U- !''■•'""' '-'"' ""'} }'■ r ,■ 
•rrlmen 23 not out. Tho first wlcU«t r.,h 

unir. was called with the total at »2 for 

Goddard ........ 10 

CulrOBS ....... .-r'tt. ■ 


Mr. Bloomfleld 3 3 

.Mr. 8. Williams 33 

Capt. Mcintosh 80 

"^lOin ot Ion 




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»♦► 3<Ml--ttlae«. G n r T .jfJin.- 


VANCOXrVER, July 2D.— At_ the 
Scottish sports at Brockton x-ulul 
today. H. B. Beasley won the 100 

ysu-ti ittvts 11. .-'II. -.. c- - 

fifteen In ten seconds flat. McCon- 
nell was second. Beasley also got 
second In the 220 yard race, McCon- 
nell lending by about two feet. 
Time, 22 3-5. McKay captured the 
quarter mile In easy fashion. A 
large crowd was present. 


Will never be driven out of fashion— it is so pretty to witness 
and H.liKhtfnl tn plav. We have all tli6 latest ideas in Cro- 
quet S^ts— best English goods, properly priced. Extra noopa 

if desired. 


Gunsmith, Etc. 

Tel. 663 

1 33 1 Government Street 

23 14 1 

. 3 
. 1 
. 3 


IT. PO. 

1 2 

2 .I 



for BO. The 

' with 


The following Is the score. 
Albion Ist Innings 

A. Ismav. b Sparks 

H. Ptglec, b Hparka 

Kelghley, b .Sparks 

B. TrImnian. b Frost 

C. Bayity, b^ fJparks 

\V. Ismay, b Frost 

I. idlcns. b fjpaika 

QreKson, b Spurks. 



.Tuly 2 9.- 

GJN<!:t^l*ATl, .Tuly 2 9.— Brooklyn Tilt 
Smith hard and often this afternoon and 
defeated ' Cincinnati. Brooklyn's neldlng 
brilliant, while Cincinnati fielded rag- 
Uucker was safe at all times. 

R. H. F. 
9 18 
2 ti 4 








W. ., 

E. Parsons, b bpavks. 

I. C. G. llahoH, not out 

V" W. A&hby. c Pool^y b Sparks . 


r 1 X — 7 
hnnes, Bassey. Abnuii 
Zimmerman:- donb!« 


Totals . 

Score by 


Tacoma ■ 

Summary— St nl»>n 
3 Fisher. Oartwrlght. 

nlnv. Kennedy to Fisher; two base b't Ab 
l.olt' three ba!e hits, Annls. Coleman- home 
\u\ Basscv; snrrlVlce hits, Lynch. Slebt. 
'7; ",-,T,erm'an.' Cooney: ^\^^'\'\' 'I'l^'l,' yZ' 
hits six runs oft Holm In 4 Innings, 4 hits. 
^ rnn off O'LouRhlln In 4 innings; siruck 
out by Holm 3, by Annls 3, by O'Loufchl'n 
? bases on balls, off Holm 3, off U'Lough- 

I'n 3 wild pitch, .^nnls: hit by pttch-d 
Hall, Zimmerman. Slebt, Annls; umpire. 


H«<iulmalt 1st Innings 

A. E. Thomas, b .Mahon 

r>. IsbJster. b Mahon 

W. Frost. 1 b w Ismay 

M. Thomas, h Mahon 

F. .\. .Sparks, b Isiniiy 

H. F'oolry. run "Ui 

V. Kvans, b Ismay 

VV. Waeland. c Idionn b Mahon. . 
JaiQuls. 1' Gregson b Parsons... 

Cunningham, not out 

J; Ball, c Ismay h .Mahon 












Cincinnati ... 

Rucker and Bergen; Smith and McT.ean. 

CHICAGO, .Tuly za.— The winning streak 
,if Chicago was broken when Philadelphia 
won tho second game of this series, 
adelphla bunched hits. 

"3 "■ 1 

4 13 2 




Philadelphia , 

Cole. Richie and Archer; Chalmers and 
Moran. ^ 

PT. LiOUIS, July 29.— New York shut out 
fJt Louis todav. Marquard had the locals 
suessing. He allowed only four scattered 
hits and struck out nine. The Kew "V orks 
the bases »o suit themselves, stealing 


money of his career, Johnson, It Is flg- 
t:red, will clean up $105,000 between now 
and next March in meeting some of tha 
ripest lemons that have come his way 
since he put Tommy Burns to the right 
about In Sydney, N. S. W„ three years 

Patsy Curran la to be the flrst mark. 
Johnson's share Is to be f25,00O. Patsy 
gets one-tenth of that— the promoters 
the rest. It 1? .strongly suspected that 
'fom Flanagan Is one of the latter, elnce 
he has taken a foremost part In bring- 
ing off the affair In Dublin, With Cur- 
ran dls'posed of. Bombardier Wells, 
whose proper rating is good second class, 
win be taken on in London., 

Sam McYey will follow, the flght be- 
ing staged in Paris, where Sara has a 
big following. Finally BUI Lang, whom 
Tommy Burns put out of business in one 

Bicycle Special 

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Rudge-Wedge, fitted with steel rims, coaster ^'^^*='J^"j^ 


gao Government Street 


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Opposite Weilers' 



To t a 1 

Albion 2nd Innings 

H. A. Ismay. b I'ooU-y 

II. U. I'fglec, h Poolcy 

H. KolRhiry, run out 

T. '". O. Mahon. b Sparks 

^V. Gresrson. c Cunningham h Poofley 

I,. B. Trlmcn. not out 

P. \V. Ashby. b .sparks 

E. Parsons, b Poole? 



(.Joodrnan, Jb. . 
Million, cf^ ... 

Kellar, 2b. 

Ward, rf 

Brennan, ss. . . 
Cletnenlson. If. 
Mcliiurdo. lb. . 

Devoyt. c 

Tbersen, p. . . . 

.. 5 
, . 4 
. . 5 
. . 4 
. . 4 
.. 3 
.. 8 
. . 'i 

..34 IS 13 87 10 I 
AB. R. H. PO. A. B 


Seattle — 

l.eard. 2b 

«>ulckBhai»b% et. . . . 

Housaholifer. rf 

Buea »»»• 

Ort. Ih. . . ; 

Rayfnond, ss ■ 

Hpancer, c 

Seaton, It 

'ITulttrtoa, 1^ 

TeUls ■•• • 

goora by lanlayai 

aea*t«» ---•••' ■••'* 

wSkiXSm mHMI^ alf VMlartM T. aS 

mm «'W ■mm'"' ■ ■ 


One of the mofl remarkable events cf 
the past week has been the improve- 
„-^f -- t'Mi.,- -I 11.,:. hat. On Monday 
he drew a blank, on Tuesday there was 
that home run which will be long re- 
membered, on Wedresday It was a sin- 
gle on Thursday he dropped back, 
Friday there was a i'cme run and 
singles, and yesterday a home run and 
two bingles for four limes up. Not 
bad for one who was considered rather 
weak with the stick. 

But then all the boys have been hit- 
ting lately, I.>ook at "Jockey" Ward 
since he took Cocash's place. On Fri- 
day it was four for four and yesterday 
two for five, one of them being a home 

Ever since attention was drawn to 
the fact that Bues" batting was sluijip- 
ing, he has been hitting like a houee 
a'flre. He started on Thursday with 
three for live times at bnt, one of them 
■ a two bagger, Friday It was two for 
four and yesterday three fr ■ four, one 
of them a homer and tfiothcr good for 
two sacks. It only gf>2« t> ?now that 
these Muggers should nut bo disturbed 
when asleep. 

Brennan came here from tl;f> Twllleht 
League with a good reputation as a 
short atop but a poor batting average. 
If' he keeps up his present gelt he will 
be figuring high In both defifftincnts at 
the season's close. 

After all It is Clementson who has 
furnished one of t'le biggest iurprlu^s 
of the year to the Tans. He Is one of 
the most^nt hitters on the local 
nine. In aim "Eddie" Householder 
made a bad mlHtake. While the local 
manager he figured that "Clem" -wasn't 
food enough to hold. Now fhey are 
looking for more like him. 

"Jftkey" Baumsarten .S'^t oft with the 
aeries here In good style. Unlike most 
"umpa" ho leaves many frionds. 

The Victoria-Seattle teams play off 
the draw todky <n Seattle. wniL-cmo is 
expected to pitch. 

Dugdale declares that Victoria la 
going to be the best ball to-wn In the 
series with the exception ot Seattle 
next year. 

There wire a couple of «tar catohea 
In the field yesterday. Crulckshanke 
rdbbed Goodman In one that was about 
to hit the fence In the fourth and Mil- 
lion tnmed the tables on Cruckahankja 
In tha flft:». 

The Olants were dased In that flrat 
Inning. It la the «rat time thla aeaaon 
that there haa been auch an amualng 
medlfy Of ertora. / 

TWa -w^ka" sariaa takea Spokaaa to ••- 
at«a Victoria to t'ortUnd. ajjd VMipou— 
to Tac«ma. August 7th will brrtir 
Tigers here for anethat visit. 





Idlens, b Sparks ■ • 3 

<:. Hayk-y and E. W. Ismay did 
not bat, 
E.xtr.-xs * 

Score: ^• 

New 'Vork ° 

St. Louts " 

Marquard and Meyers, Wilson; 
Golden, Woodburn and Bliss, WIngot. 

riTTSnURG, .July 2!t.— Plttsburx hit 
ball hard and ran away with 
from Boston. Scores: 
First game — 


Boston . .' 

Steele and Simon; Weaver, 

Second game — 

Plttubuig • 

Bo.ttnn ■ ■ > ■• ■ ' 

Caninllz and Simon; Tyler, 

H. !•; 

13 ( 

4 ; 







2 7 2 
Rrown and 

rt-uiiu. Will ctaCr. Up s 

N. S. 


R. H. 
. 1ft 14 

. ? 7 ft 

Pf»»tfer and 



batted Cy YounK out < 
Innings and defeated 
Oroom was effective 




— ainal Ih* big 
smoke In Sydney, T^. S. W., in March. 

Meanwhile the only man entitled in 
rny way to meet Johnson — to wit, Sam- 
Langford — is carefully side-tracked. 

Jack Johnson and his advlsora are 
dulto as astute, in their way, as Tommy 
Burns was In his way. 

:<K M 




One Bificti tSaiue 

' Tho Kame on ih<- Jublh'e Hospital KrnunA 
was sonipvvhal, one-sided, partly duo to tho 
fact that Albion C. C. 2nd XI was not up 
to Us full str.-iiKlh and that Vl'-toria Team 
"B" was auBmenied by some material not fouTKl 111 Ibis team. Wlc.ka was top 
^ •,ir<M- wUli ;!3, and Itobcrts. a visitor, 
look fl wIckrtU for 26 runs. WrlRht went 
In to hit and did so, scoring 33 In 2.S min- 
uter. ,Leavcr played tho star InnlnKs of the 
side. L. York added 3b. Moat of the 
others had double tlRuros. WUks" 2 overs 
for 24 runs was rather nevire punishment. 
Tho followlnsf Is the scon-: 
Albion 1st Innlmcn 

Ilallam, c aalllgher b Roberts 4 

VVlcks, r GariiiRiitT b Leaver 33 

B. Lloyd, b Lraver 

C. Tunnard, b Leaver 6 

F. Howltt. b Roberts 10 

Fletcher, <■, Wright b Robortt 1 

Bpaln, b Roberts 

K. Southern, b Roberts 10 

Rayment, b Roberts 

R. White, r Roberta b Cuppnge ? 

UeSalls, not out 

Extras ,. 12 

29. — Washington 
if tho box In three 
I'lfvpland, 7 to 1. 

R. H. B. 

7 ^ 1 

,,... 1 4 4 

Groom and Street; Toung. Blandlng and 

PHILADELPHIA. July 29.— Philadelphia 
and made It three stralRht vi.-torles 
Dniroll. The two trams are now so 
that Monday's pame be.t«ce.-> them 

battle for first 



c.l osc 
win be 




Lafltte. Lively. Covington 
Plank and Thomas. 

BOSTON, July 29. — Boston and 
broke even,, the locals winning 
ivame easily bufloslng the second. 

First Kama — 

St. Louis I 




R. H 

3 9 

11 17 2 

and Stanage; 

Total ^ 83 

1'l^t^fla 1st Ssslsji 

G. L. Wright, b Rayment , 83 

F. Leaver, c Spain b Tunnard.. 75 

J. S. Ballantlne, b Rayment 10 

J>. Cuppag-e, b Spain IB 

A. ParnwcU, h w b Rpaln 1 

R. Dunn, Lloyd b .Spain 

L. a V. Tork c Wlokfl b White 36 

E. W. Floyer, b White. B 

J. H. Ro.berts, not out 16 

B. A. Duncan, c Southern b tlayment... IG 
V. aanilher, b Rayment.. ^ 12 


Total 218 

Rt. Louis 
the first 
R. H. E. 
ft 4 
5 7 
T,ake and Stephens; Wood and Carrlgan. 
Second Kame — 

Rt. Louis » / ] 

Boston * 1" ^ 

p»ity and Clarke. Stephens; Collins and 
Williams, Carrlgan. 

NEW TORK, Jtily J9. — Chicago took a 
double-header from New Tork. The one- 
Bldedness of the first contest was due 
to Vaughn's Ineffective pitching. Chicago 
tied the second contest In the eighth by 
scoring two runs and In the ninth added 
three more. Scores: 
First game — • 


New York 

Walsh and Sullivan; Vaughn 
Second gam* — ■- 

Chlcasro ' 

New Tork • • ■ • . _,.,... 

Houllk, Toung. Scott. Olmstead, White 
and Payne; Cjtiinn, Flillcr ahd 9w«eney. 

R. H. 


•40 13 


2 7 


nd Bla!- 


8 14 


T 12 


The signing of articles by Packey Mc- 
Farland and Matt Wells, the English 
lightweight champion, to box ten rounds 
In Milwaukee the last week In Aacnat. 
has Stirred up unusual interest. The 
weight. 185 at 3, suits both men down 
to tlie ground and will have them in 
splendid trim. But the statement that 
they will weigh 142 pounds or there- 
about whan they enter the rln* la un- 
warranted. McFarland has never weigh- 
ed an ounce more than 138 pounda In 
any bout, he Insists, and there la reason 
to believe him. He Inaista.^that If ha 
weighed more than HI he wouW loae hU 
wonderful speed, hence much of tola 
devemeaa. Wells can tip the beam 
right now at 1S7, he declares, and whila 
in training he has never exceeded 140. 
In the opinion of ring axperta McFar- 
land will outpdlnt the Brltlah champion 
with ease. Packey Is too faat on hla 
feet to allow WaUs, with hla compara- 
tively slow attack, to reach him. Fur- 
thermore, It la believed that 'Wella' lack 
of footwork, which Is consplcuoua. will 
make It Impossible for him to avoid Mc- 
Farland's rapid lefts unless he covera 
up a la Leach Croae. But even If Mc- 
Farland lands the greater number ot 
blows It la doubtful If he can infti^t aer- 
loua dama«a, aa Wella la won4aifully 
strong and can atand up under a heavy 
fire. It la believed that Wella' only 
chance to win declalvely la at cloaa 
quarters, an4 aa McFarland seldom 
boxea that way tha Snglitihman will 
have hla hands full. 


A9k Specially 

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Sunday Colonist 


Copies of theSundag Colonist 
Ready for Mailing at the 
:: Colonist Office :: 

At Five Geiits Per Copy 

On the Canteen grounds the Rainbow 
out-footed and out-polnttd th^r compatl- 
tors from Strawberry 'V'ale to the tune of 
193 notches to 105, 



Arroaanta, of Toronto, Won Bvary 
BVant Theyiv Batarad for at ma« 
tatta at SaratOffa ISaka. ' 


LOS ANOELES, July 29.— In an eleven- 
Inning errorless game foday bttween tha 
pUrheis. who confined the hits to flve 
scattered singles 'or each .Id..^ 81x men 
were struck' o«t by Koestner o. tho Beav- 

"*■ ' - R. H. E. 

Score: 1 B • 

Los Angeles _ g g 

Portland .'.''' 1 «..«... 

Halia and Smith; KMstner and K<thti. 
RAN FRANCISCO, July 29.— Ir. a game 
In which San Francisco used three pltch- 
l". oikland won here today by a .core of 
»"'l-->J. Browning allowed three run. and 
10 hits In flve Innfnga. 
for one Inning, during 

Ztfng^i'f Xe ■trans-bay athl.te. was the 
feature of the game. Twelve bits were 
glihered, ' "■"' *»" »'«"'-»'••« hit. by 


flutor wa. put In 
which Oakland •«- 
one hit and tio runa The heavy 
of the trans-bay athlete, was 
of the game. Twelve hits 
incluaing tarn two-base hit. 

CaptsHn Foulkes, Messrs. Tyler 
and Foley Among Prominent 
Players Coming This Week 
—Record Number of Entries 

Tl^domann. and one ea^.h fey.^^alverton and 

Christian pitched A good gairle 

holding San Francisco to five 

,..!« a I 14 10 « 

t « A 2 « t 1 X— It 

• 1 1 6 • 1—; » 

hits. BtUMb Vran- 
klt, BeatM: heme ruaa. 
l>v WartI, IM«o«t, Ctam- 


A gaaaral 
Club haa been 

rhaWard'B park on Moii 

maetln* of tha Morllk Ward 
w4 to take tUmif M 

!^ bT made tot a plenia, lacreaaTlwUl 
riher fama of atwatl«winii, «!•««.«. 
A fun a WMklMW »* aaXeta*- 

mv victort»^t« ••■«» wK»i Ai^tfMt 
Thotnaa Hoopw M*«tt^ *©,, ,th», ar^- 
ttM ot * MW .4I«(1MKM^ ^l>u««h •i Al- 

HARATOOA. N, Y., July 29.~<Janadlan 
oarsmen triumphed again today on Hara- 
toga Lake, the Argoneut ,Bo»t Club, of To- 
ronto, winning throe ^of the .Ix events of 
the second day's programme of the cham- 
plo'n.hlp regatta of the Nallonal Association 
of iV<7^<^^*"r Oarsmen. The Veaper Boat 
Club, of Philadelphia, won two races and 
the Arondel Boat CItib, of Baltimore, the 
.other. In the two day.' sport the Argo- 
nauts won six out of twelve event., every 
race In whloh they rowefl. 

Today the Argonaut, took the Interme- 
diate and Mnlor elgtha and B. Butler won 
the quarter'mde da.h. PhllBdelphla cap- 
tured the senior double and .enlor quad- 
ruple .culls, while Ualtlmore took the 
senier International foura The Union Boat 
Club, of Beaton, waa dlsqualifled for flniah- 
Ing out 'of tha eeurM aftaf' row>hs*the 
Vespers a de ad heat.. 



with the return of tbeaa njiambera who 
were^hootlnc at ViawMW^ar mat weak, a 
MO* iktisMMMa WM «aea «« CM««r Ftttot 

1 ana i eoiapa- 

MMtec MiraMI «( 
Ht tffrm ««4 M*. 


R. H. B. 

4 B 1 

5 12 A 


for Oakland 



San Francisco 

Oakland ,'„',',11 

Browning. Sutor, MtUer 
Christian and Pearce. 

SACRAMBNTO. .Tuly ."r'^homp.on held 
Vernon to four hit. while Sacramento found 
h"u for a total ol ten safe drive, the 
local, winning their .eeon^ ^SJIa Vet^ 
•i«A niKv<>i1 thu. far In taa .eria* ver» 
«:^'."'oX r^n earn. In ♦'-«'••♦«-'"«,;:! 
nrrors by O'Rourk. and Leechen and Bra- 
2wl .Ingle. Only m the eighth could 
virmm bunch hit. and a threatened .cor. 
^"1 _„. " ». 1- «i.4a frana when Btlnson fell 




DdltettV Cwii iiiairt< »» U— life M d w»^fa^ 
ibe ic« iikI wrter. h't « p«« ^mm »*•••* 

fnii. It MnteliM *• •8fc«r MM. 



That*! MiK lU 







a vIcHm of the hidden ball, trick at 
hand, of O'Rourke, 

Be ore: 
Vernon ■ • • • 

**KittMA_^^ ni'rhomtMon and Th«»a* 

iiiyri^ of mm 

Ales' war*' iMf»tttUMM'''W 

Wtth a l»rge aumber of outside players 
In > attendance the annual taucoament, o{ 
the Victoria Tenivl. Club will open at the 
Cedboro Bay court, tomorrow morning. A. 
usual tho Hand wrlea follow, directly after 
that of - Vancouver, the majorltr of the 
traveling cracks making It a point to come 
here before .cattering to thetr aavaral 
homea Among theae are MeMira Foley and 
Tyler, the former being the expert who 
captured the Oregon .tale cbamploaahip, 
and the latter being too wen-known here 
to require Introduotlon. Mr. Tyler la of 
gnekaaa. In tha tnteraattonala at PomAad 
he defeated Wtokaraham tn the finale far 
• the title held' laat year by Mr. B. Sehwea- 
aer* Capt. Foulkaa alae will be saa« here 
In competition. There are more VaaoOttver 
And local aatriea than ever Mfore aiMl It^ia 
expected that the ewnpeiHien, eapeetally 
In the isdlaa* eiaaMa. will be eMieytletakllr 

OWtoe ef rHmT' 
Appended ta tlia order of play f«r t#».; 
morrow ae offlokMW ae«i«ad: 

11 a. m.— B. •. Jewell *^ ■• » ^LJS^ 

camleliMl i« IX JWifa -^-a:X;, 

■^rV*^, * 9mm» a 

'Major JkMtiimmf^JV'SL 

#*«.«Jr >r -'''K'^''/2f Sftkli 


WlK^ttMlc Dittributori - fltrtiiiiicd Brotor>g< Co^ Viycoairtrg 

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^'IgTO R IA 

•un^sy, July M, itil 

You Cannot Make a 

Mistake Buping 

in Saanich 

We have the exclusive sale of the choicest waterfront lots 
and acreage to be had on the peninsula. 



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P. O. Box 307. 

Monev to Loan. 

633 Yates Street. Phone 664. 

■ Fire Insurance Written. 


Out of 1261 Canctidates Who 
Sat 847 Are Successful— 
, Showings Made by Different 



HEsstIt fcoTi^^ht, easnj^ fttn ati^! easily tfi'€ best offering cv, the market. ~" 

Fifteen miles from Victoria, on iine of Canadian Northern Railway. 
NEW STORE and stock of -GENERAL MERCHANDISE. Average turnover, $130 

per week. . — __,., „__ — — 

'■^-'' [''. '. fi '" 'V" • ■■,..'■.■,' 

Postoffice in connection with ^^tore. 

100 yards from GLWRANTKED ST.V 

Let us show you thi.s — it is a money- 

4 acres culti\ated land, fine garden. 

/-rnom furnished housft. 

Large harns, etc. 

Blacksmith outfit and farming imple- 

Plenty of good water. 

Pric3 Only $6,500, Easy Terms 


Telephone 143 

ig-iO--2i Promis Block 

1006 Government St 

Th». resultB of th« H<|h BChool ex- 
aminations held recently thrQUghouf 
the province have been announced by 
the department of «»ducatlon. Of a 
total number of 1,261 candldatea at the 
txaminatlonu held In the various cen- 
tres. 847 passed. 

The examlnaUona were held in the 
following centres; 

No. of 
V Candidates. Pa«sed. 

Armstrong 35 

Chllllwack 24 

rranbro<ik 8 

Cumberland 15 

r-*iirsc2.n ' " 

I''ornle 10 

Goldpn 4 

Grand Forks 15 

Kamloops 22 

Kaslo 13 

KpIowhw 11 

Ladysmlth 17 

Nanalmo 37 

New AVestmlnst©fe£^>^flt08 

i' rrt.ciii«ini • • * •» v'«M< •flww^'v' ** 

riBVelstoke 23 

nosslnnd m 

yiilmon .\rm 13 

Suminorland 12 

Vancouver 543 

North Vancouver .... 13 

Vernon . . . . ...^.^jf . . . • 9 

Victoria . . . .\f»,.ijsij,i. .. 244 





















1 55 

— T o tal, 1 . 1 1 1 111 II I ' l i' |l>frV ' " • 

. No. oi 
Grade. Candidates. Passed. 

Preliminary course, 

junior grade 691 469 

Preliminary c <. u r s o, 

commercial 2fi 18 

Advanced course, jun- 
ior grade 36!» 2!i2 

Kull course, junior 

grado 115 55 

Advance course, com- 

morcial 21 11 

.•\dvnnced course, ap- 
plied science 15 13 

l''\iU couTHe, applied 

science 4 2 

intermediate 12 lo 

Senior 8 7 

AdvAMcd ^parM,. JuAlor an4»; masl- 
muib nwrka. MM; Aaaah«r of candi- 
dates. 11; »UMd. n. Wiar^all. M»f«t« 
M., Ml: ^ooMir,* Ploranc* Kt, •82; Slm- 
lagton. BrnMt w., KM; Klaf. Brnest H., 
t>«;, I>or«r, M«b«l 1„ 6s«: McHheraon, 
Osberta, 6TS; Huiitvr, Russell B., 565; 
Ilamlll, Florence K., 557; Foreman, Earl , 
K.. 564: Shimp. Krlena M., 513; Mar- 
shall. Ulllan M.. BIO. 

Full course, junior crade; maximum 
marks, 1200; number of candidates, 6; 
passed, 5. Watson, Russell F., 100; 
B'jraett. Mft'Jd E,. 717; Ho«p*r. Alfred 
H., 701;' Fraser, Xl'llan O., 658; Murray, 
Harold B., 640. 

Enderby Superior school — Preliminary 
course, junior rrade; maximum mar^e. 
1,000; number of candidates. 8; paned, 
8. Sewell, Eunice A., 576; Brash, Dorcas, 
531; Nlchol, Vivian M., 600. 

Advanced course, junior grade: maxi- 
mum marks, 1,000; -number of candi- 
dates, 1; passed, 1. Carlson, Emma A., 

ObllUwaok Oeatre 
ChilUwack Higli school — Prelimtn.iry 
curse, junior grade; maximum marks. 
1.000; number of candidates. 18; passed, 
18. y.rr, Olive M., 843; Orr, FJorencc K., 
651; .lohnitton, Margaret G., 648; Anilei-- 
son, Altec, 616; Standoven, Wm. K.. 602; 
Tlionias, Edwin W., 602; Hodgins. I'Yank 
.1., 600; Bell, Margaret, 596, Hutchison, 
P".rtUh H, Bfl4: .lohuaton. Clara. B94; 
Smith, I.arry N., 591; BrannUk, Errol 
H., 571; Chapman. Norman K., 560; Ilob- 
ert.ion, Wm., 649; Orr, John M., 638; 
Smltii, Elizabeth M., 531: Whltwortb, 
KranoeB M., 526; Marshall, Myia B., 510. 
Advanced course, junior Rrade; maxi- 
mum markK, 1,000; number of candi- 
dates, 5; pasHcd, 5; Jackson, Arnold, 

i%.*4: AKriweii, Kwrt.ii. Ij., oC3, rCtiiKiit, 

Ethelyn M., 60": Houston. Wm. I'., 606; 
I ^*^eet Irnis. ^.. ?^?. 

Full course. Junior grade; maximum 
marks. 1,200; number of candidates, 1; 
passed, 1; Street, Elolsse W., 670. 
Oraubrook Centre 

Cranbrook .Superior School — Prelim- 
inary course. Junior grade; maximum 
marks,' 1,000, number of candidates, 5; 
passed 3, Palmer, Sarah. 692; Wade, 

The Albion Brokeraije Co., Ltd.. presents the ditizeas 6{ 
Victoria the opftortunity to investigate a HOME enterpriie 
and promote a HOME manufacture. 

The Lucas Patent Granite Pipe and Cement Conetructlon Co., I<t«;, 
are to manufacture a new form of concrete sewer pipe, by a process 
of concrete, which is Impervloue to water and aewer gases end which 
In far tuperlor to any sewer plpeu at present In use. A site for maa- 
ufacturinc .purposes has already been procured. 

We Offer For Sale 25,000 Shares 

at $1 per Share, Payable 5 per 

Cent Gash , '^nd B alance 

in 90 Days 

SSstchcs froai actual -xcrt, shsirtar cnr few»r ylr^^B and th» nrdln. 

ary Are Clay sewer pipe laid under same conditions la 

soil affected by nnderffronnd springs- 


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A rltlzen of the l.'nited States was 
roughly hnndlnd at Vancouver recently 
by memhfrs of the Highlanders' Keg!- 

ment. for hissing when "Rule Britan- 
nia" was played in a Hastings street 

The loss by the forest fire of last 
week in the Squaml.«h locality Is 
placed at $13,500. 

Total 1261 847 

▲metroBr Centre 

.Jirmstrbng High school — Preliminary 
course j\inior grade; maximum marks, 
1.000; number of candlaates, IS; jiass- 
cd. 10. JicCalltim. John M. 752: t:.irv. 
May O. B.. 684: McCallum. Amelia A., 
683; Brett. ElizahetlT. 640; Fowler. John, 
R28; JInrshall, Mary J., 609: Leverlng- 
ton, Zella M., 596; Offerhaus, Marjorie 
A., 587: Cary, Emily B... 580; Patchett, 
Civrlstina, 500. 

Advanced course, junit>r grade; niax- 
Inium marks, 1,000. Number of candi- 
dates!, a; passed. I. Bridges, KaTlilcou 
L., «15. 

Ounib*rla;3ei Centre 

Cumbcriand lilgli -School. — Prelimin- 
ary course junior grade: maximum 
marks, J, 000. Number of candidates, 
10; passed. 10. Kreeman, MaroUl L., 
S36; RusseM, Jolin, 767; Stewart, Janet 
K , 71b; Whyte, Janet li., 701; Shop- 
land, Agnes v., »,6i>2: AIcFadyeii, Wm. 
1)68; Acton, Dick, 66": Reese, Annie 

i>2-l; Watson, Hilda, 

Atwanced course, 
imum marks, 1,000. 
dates, 6; pa.^ssed 5. 

Let "Stamina" Be Your Chief 
Requirement in a Motor Car 

jrj Y KRASON of the peculiar rigor of Canada's 
m^ climate and the preponderance of bad road con- 
"^^ ditions in this country, Canadian motorists de- 
mand cars that will "stand up" under heaviest tests of 
road, weather and use. 

McLaughlin Buick 

- ' " " I I ■' " ■ ■ " i i 

-'The Car Thai Canada Has Selected" 

More and more are 
Canadians coming to 
realize that ".'Stamina" 
is what is needed in a 
car — above everything 
clac. This realization is 

revealed in the continu- 

ally increasing favor 

shown the McLaughlin-Buick line — the sturdiest and 

most powerful cars ever offered, and, withal, the most" 
graceful. .. .. . ., ^ 

So widely are these cars in use througfitmt the Do- 
minion today that it may be now said, without exaggera- 
tion, that - Canada has set upon the product of 'he 
McLaughlin factory her unequivocal seal of approval. 

Why, do you suppose, are there more McLaughlins in 
use to<i!ay between Halifax and Vancouver than any 
otqer car? ' 

Wc can tell you. ' 

Of course it is partly because the name "McLaughlin** 
ever since we attained prominence as carriage-makers, 
has always stood for "one grade only, and that is th* 
best" . 

But beyond even reputation as a factor in our motor 
car success is the fact that our cars possess, in a degree 
that applies to no other cars, the great Canadian require- 
ment, "stamina" — stamina to withstand the strain of the 
roughest journey — stamina to carry you anywhere you 

__^ \ want to go and back, 

without mishap — sta- 
mina to pass fellow- 
motorists on the road, 
whether the going is 
good or bad. 

A good example of 
all this is the sturdy, 
powerful Model 21 — a splendidly-proportioned five-pas- 
senger touring car that sells for $2250 f.o.b. Victoria. 

This car, together with" our full line, is on Stfiibit at 
our showrooms. You owe it to yourself to see it before 
making your purchase. 

Havinif seen it, there's sure to be a request from you 
for a demonstration — which we'll cheerfully furnish. And » 
that demonstration will surely dispel whatever doubts 
may linger in your mind as to this car's absolute and 
complete supremacy at the price. 

Sketch showing our patent liOC* Joint Oranltlo Sewer Pipe, laid 
' »i tTTed »"!'■> "f KtirTe"et~aria sUTre-ndPd for ttventy fr-m. and Rtipportlnj 
the soli ov<»r. Wbi'^'i ymnunts to approximately io.Ouo pounds. . 

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610; Woods. Bessl-j, 

junior gradti; max- 
Nuinber of cuiidi- 
Olbson, iOilzaii.'tli 
J., "40; Mouncc, Marlon J., TIJO; Dun- 
can, Robert C;.. 65S: Blckle, Kva G.. 
583: Mathewijon, Mabel H., 524. 
pnncana Centre 
Duncans lligU School — Prellmlriary 
course, junior grade; maximum marks, 
1,000. Number of candidates. H; paKscd, 
3. Truesdale. Blanche U. 558; West. 
Ethel AI., 5.!8; Herd, Jessil>elle, 505. 

Advanced course, Junior grade: maxi- 
mum marks. 1,000. Number of candi- 
dates, h; pa.«!sed. ■-'. Smith, Lenora M., 
,-.97; Christmas. Wilfrid 15., 585. 

Full course, junior grade; maximum 
marks, 1, 200. Number of candidates, 3; 
passed, 0. 

renile Centre 
Fernle Superior School. — Prellininary 
course, junior grade; maximum marks, 
1,000, Number of candidates, 7; passed. 
6., Elsie, 679; L.lnn, James, 
'611; Henderson. Dorothy- M.. 60': Ulck- 
en, Isabel, 600; Mutr*iead, Arthur H.. 
582: Giddings. Menlo E., 500. 

Advanced course. Junior grad?; maxi- 
mum marks, 1,000. Number of candi- 
dates, 2; passed, 1. Bateman, Mary E., 

Intermediate grade; maximum marks. 
i.200. Number of candidates, 1; pass- 
ed, 1. Henderson, John ii., 642. 
aoioen centre 
Oblden High School,— Advanced 

course, junor grade; maximum marks. 
1,000. Number of candldatew. 2; pass- 
ed, 2. Shaw, Kathleen, 668; Tennant, 
Dorothy J., 685. 

Full course. Junior grade; maximum 
marks, 1,200. Number of candidates, 
2; passed, 2. Adams, Minnie G., 726; 
Parson, Gordon F., 712. 

orand rorka centre 
Grand Forks High School.— Prelim- 
inary course, junior grade; maximum 
marks, 1,000. Number of candidates, 
9; passed. 8. Stuart, Edna M., 685; 
Harrigan, Margaret E., 647; Covert, 
Dorothy J., 603: Traunwelaer, Gladys. 
649; Sutton, Ina, 548; Donaldson, Al- 
exander B., 538.;. 

Advanced course, junior grade: maxi- 
mum marks, 1.000. Number dTf candi- 
dates, 6; passed 4- Kerr, Alice L., 659; 
autton, Lottie. 627; Munro, Janet L.. 
596; Mc Arthur, Margery E., 173. 
Xamooy* centre 
Kamloope High School— Preliminary 
course, Junior grade; maximum marks. 
1 000. Number of candidates, 18; pass- 
ed 9 Thrupp, Adrian C 708; Thrupp, 
Muriel B., 698; Smith, Mabel. 626; Tay- 
lor Sadie A.. 603; Walker, Frederick B.. 
582' Shaw, Rhoda M., 579; Irwln, Irene, 
676; Evans, Ida U.. 500; Simpson. l>on- 

^^■,.^r,^t>A pnurne. junior grade, maw- 
mum'marka 1000; number of candidates 
5. passed B. Austen. Clarence W. «»2. 
Kills. aeor«e H- 628; Pcn*er, Grace. 
B25; Dundaa. Lillian E.. • 600; Scoll. 

Ueorge. BOO. , „ 

FuM course, junior grade, maximum 

markb 1200; number of candldatae 3. 

pasaed 2: Noble, Annie. «78; Macdonald. 

Jeasid H.. «tfl. . _ ,,,-.-; 

Senior grade, maximum matfcs ii»o. 
number of candidates I, pasaed 1: Aus- 
ten, Ethel R.. BS». 

Kaale Omtre 

Kaalo hl«i» school — i^reUmlnary 
courae. junior trade, maximum marka 
1000; number of candidates 8, paaaed 
I : ajegeTlch, Margafat B. M.. SM. , 

Advanced oo»r«e, Junl<« grade. ^«J- 
mum marka 11»0( : rtumberor danOM*^ 
1, paaaed J: Vernrilyea, Kranoea a. N.. 

62' » 

Full courae, Junior »r«<l«. maKlmum 
marka UOO; number of candld»t«l! 1, 

Intermtdlat* arade. maximi^lH »*IW(«* 
U..0; nut«o« <l,««»J»'»?f2£l^|igt;l 

C, 871; ai«»art«6. XAnlna IS., fm ArmMw. 
ChaHea P-, tit„9U*>% iiit^Mk ^IsmiiM, 

senior I^Wide, 'rt«««tt|*iBl r^-^-^^^^ ,™™. 


Sketrh showing the quality Are clay sewer pipes, laid under 
saYne condltion.s aa above tnote resultsj four pipes were badly broken 

and cruslied. 


The Albion Brokerage Co. 


riBOAii AazirTs 

Rooms I, 3 and 4: 1214 Government St. 

Phone 790 



Cowan's seems to hit the 
right spot. It is a great 
food for husky young" ath- 
letes : satisfies the appetite : 
easy to digest : and delicious 

Canadian Oriental 

Land Investment 

Company, Ltda 


oowAirt rmuwmoTwom ooooa 

H Ifew tiaa Me P«r tUb 

MATM .Tov Bmmm aouvsnuaav 

The pretUeat spot In tbo world. 
0M>od<road8 and beauiUul aoenarr 
all tbe way. _ 
Make Tour Beadquarters afc tba 

. Ylctgrta Toujnat Beaoit ^ 
Beat of Wtne% LNtioM anA Ct* 
. vara Alway* fn SiOML 
K«Sul(u- dinaar 8uaid*|r Croaa 

M:IO oD. 8p«!lal dUui«r at awr 

W. glLLBB. Pro»Het5r. 

(To b<» Inoorp«r«t«d under tTie "Companies 

Act of British. Colnmbla. 1910." 

with Amendlna Acta) 


Divided Into 10,000 Shares of 110.00 eactu 



Mesara. C. P. Allan * Co., Oraen Building, 

victoria. B. C. 


Messri. Gore * McOrejor, 1218 Lancley 

Street, Victoria, B. C. 

Savoy Manalona. Victoria. B. C. 


B. Wilson Company. Ltd., Herald Street 

Victoria B. C. 



BouorroBS * 

Ueasra. EBERT8 * TATfXtlt. Ill« Lanslay 
■ Street, Victoria, B. C. 


Street, VIotoria. B. C 


Advanced court*. Jtintor ignUlil. in«itl> 
mum marks 1000: numb«r of ^«MiMAtMr 
I. paaaed I : Hall. Kthrt, 7«4; HliWl^ 
Oladya li« «St: Mol^^iy^, *«^--'" "^ 
•SS; Qi^en. Alva VL, t> 
H.. 141. 

Pull ooura« junlwf «M4a^ 
marka / ]«soO: number tt^ «|j "^ 
paaaM «,^ > , 



a p. ALLAN # CO., 
VICTORIA, «.. C. .V 

. \. I ■ . 
Date of this Prospestua— Julir »$. • IMl. 
Copies of the Prospectus toaetlier witk 
shere-eppllcatlon terms may be OMafaM 
from the Bankers, the Bank of Brtwh 
North Amertoa. er from the Oenamk ( Ma*.' 
agera , j 

uKsaata. cjp^azjus; » CO., 

St Chweiii B|ee||» ^ ^ 

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>: torn. 

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;- ^"~'■^■■^»5rr^'■9^»^e'^5T«'^':•'esfJ.fS"'-''(f•v"5??-w»^ 

•imiay. July aOr 1111 


It . 

vToya giA:-iiAlL£ CQLQy^^^^^ 


50x140 to a 20 Fodt Lane 

From $500 on Easy Terms 

This subdivision, situated on the Fort Street car line at Foul 
Bay Road offers you a splendid chance for investment. The 
close proximity of these lots also make them very desirable for 


It is almost certain you will decide in favor of the lots. Wc 
have a plan that will help you in your decision. Come m and 
get one soon. 

You will make good on lots. 


Hon. Dr. F. E. Young Sets 
Aside Coquitlanfi .Acreage tn 
Forward Efforts of Colonial 
Intelligence League. 

The idea-, that EnsrUshwonjen are sir'* 
and conservative will be quickly dis- 
pelled by any one who talks to Misis 
Dorothy Jjavies, tU« becretary ot the Co- 
lonial InteUlgence League, who Is the 
head of tlie movement In this province. 
Not the most progressive American lady 
could have displayed more zeal and a 
quicker perception of a .situation Nhan 
she has done durluB lli£ few wueka she 

durluB llie few wueka she 
Vancou\"PF' Islftnd. It It 

Island Investment Co 


Sayward Block 

Phone 1494 

:}!».. ' i \ L ■ .aii . ■ ' - 

Chatham St. 



Between Cxovernmcnt and Store Streets. This lot 
faces the E. & X. xards and has good trackage. A de- 
.sirable warehouse site and the price is considerably 
under the market. 

Bcvan, Gore & Eliot, Ltd, 

[22 Government St.. near corner View Street 

has beed' on Vancou\'W' Island. It Is 
not surpj-lslnK that Miss Davles' enthu- 
siasm Is inrectious and that siin Jiaa 
succeeded In ftnltsllnpr the co-operallnn 
and support of many prominent people 
In her work. 

Among the.?e Is the Hon. Dr. H. K. 
Young, who not only has glvon a very 
generous private .sulisurlptlon but has 
set aside free acroaso at the Junction 
of the Cociultlam and Kroser to servo 
as a training school for ten or twelve 
KngUsh girls. A suitable house will bo 
built . »nd everything neceseary I'rot- 
vided for the experiment. All that thri 
1 ...„ -.,.(11 Ko foniiirorl tn flo Is to pay 

ICAg^Ub*. ... wu*^~« „tt 

the salary or too superintenurni. . "S 
pupils will have the advantage of be- 
ing near the excellent government 
farm at Coqulllam and having the ad- 
vice of the Instructors there. The land 
is verv rich and ready to begin work 
upon. As soon as suitable women can be 
secured in Great Britain the house will 
be commenced and before autumn will 

r-nniideni. that this schocM wi'i iminiv 
dialoly become self-.'iustaining and max 
a succession of trained workers will 
graduate from It who will be of .the 
greatest service to the people of this 
province. Her only ml.sgivlng Is that 
the parent society has beer? so careful 
in weeding out Inlerior appU'-ants 
there will b« some difficulty in supply- 
ing the urgent demand for workers. 

Important as Is this beginning on 
the Kraser it is not to bo tho only cen- 
tre of the league's activities In the 
province. Negotiations are In progress 
lor the purchase, of land in the Cowichan 
district for the establishment of a wo- 
men's .settlement. 

••Will you explain -what :-"u mean by 
a settlement?" was a question which 
bruught a ready response. 

Co-operative Community 

••it i-s really a village com.m-unlty 
sell'-supporting and co-operi'.'.lve. When 
plans arc matured tho women who live 
in It will have a daliy farn., s. tr.ari:cx 
garden and a poultry run They will 
own and operate a g€nora. .store and 
do- -laundry w^rk of the finest kiml, 
not onlv for th« community but for tho 
neighborhood. A private school will be 
opened both for boarders and resident.^, 
taught by Instructors of the highest 
qualifications. T%vo nurses with C. M. 
B. cerllllratcs and two dressmakers and 
a mlUinor will al.''0 be rfuldonts of the 

I settlement and llnd employment in the 

.1 district," 

All these worker* w«» receive a 
■Uary. tUe lea«"« "fe\fj ;»eep^if co?ir 
trol of the flnuncfB*. Ml»e Duvlee i» 
very confident. th*t,;ily>« J«!,o»«;»rna,wlH! 
form this setllemei.t -wlH not only be 
•elf-Hupportlng but by tUeU' lnUu«nce In 
tl»e co'*munUy wfllhelp to tighten the 
bonds "between ih« proylnce and the 
Mother Country. 

Kvery women who haa come out wltn 
,,. ^ -ry^.^.t^^ haa ii!r<>n<1y Hecured an ex- 
celTent "situation and, at least, seven 
times as many could have been advan- 
tageoualy placed. 

The headquarters ot tne league for 
the next few months will be In Vic- 
toria. Miss Davles has taken apart- 
ments at 19 Mount Edward, where In- 
terviews will be given by appointment. 
A branch of the league has been 
formed here. The orncers and commit- 
tee of the Vancouver Island branch are: 
President. Mrs. Henry Croft; vice-presi- 
dent Hrs W. K. Scott; committee, ...les- 
dame*. Doull. H. C. Henlngton, C Cook- 
aon B. HascU. (Dr.) Watt. Mlchener, 
Riley. Harper and Messrs. F. Crawford, 
Haniiigton, Arthur Crease and others. 

"We are not bringing out girls for 
the sake of giving them work at the 
exponse of their employers, but are 
taiUng good women from where ihey 
are not needed to do their share In de- 
veloping thl.s grand country," Is Mls.i 
Diivles' explanation of the object of -tho 
iongup. "The warm welcome I have re- 

ceiveu iiKiii ,ivv«..a.i- n . 

of Duncan and the encouragement given 
me- In the plans liave touched me deep- 
ly " she concluded. 


50x125. North Side, between Vancouver and 
Cook, rented. Price. f 15,500 


50x150, Double Frontage, with modern house, 
north side. Easy terms can be arranged. 
Price JP12,000 

Corner, 55x101, with dwelling, north side. 

$2,500 cash, balance to arrange. I'ricc— 


50x90, Near Cook, rente*»at $30, uorUi aide. 
Easy term.s can be arranged. Price 5^8,000 



Comer Blanchard, 100x160. with large mod- 
ern house ............. ....•.•.•91-'*»200 

Just east of Quadra, 33 ft. 6 in. x 100, with 
modern house. Price ^2,650 

Just east of Douglas, with dwelling, 50x130.' 
Price • • W^i'^^^ 

Corner, two blocks east of Douglas, 133 feet 

on Hillside, by 50 feet on intersecting street. 
Jlouhc worth $2,500. Price ?8,000 

Corner,, ncaj Quadra, iqSxiiq, , vacant. 
Price ,?7,000 


Marriott & Fellows 


\v\ orTTiiMO oaiAnA 

■ lU \t> I II IIUI- I IllWItllll 

in OLI JLiiiu tjniinun 


Editor of "The Colonizer" 
Claims to Have Brouglit 
'hO,onO People to Dominion 



. i-TToon Yiactrc 

A journalist who claims the distinc- 
tion of having settled more people In 
Canada during the past fifteen years, 
than any othei- individual, was a guest 
at the Dominion hotel yesterday in tho 
per-son of Mr. V. W. l-"relr, editor of The 
Colonizer, of London. England. Mr. 
l-'relr Is personally conducting a party 
of Kngltisli people, to different parts of 
the west, which left Montreal on July 
5, and arrived In this city a few day.s 
ago. The party will continue to Prince 
Rupert next' week, and from there will 
go to wherever they decide to settl?. 
Mr. l-'relr leaves the party at Prince 
Rupert, and relurns east, leaving for 
Kngland aometires during Septerrfber. 
iie has been conducting these parties of 
Kngliali .seltler.s. to tlii.s country each 
y*.Hr for the past fifteen, and dur- 
ing that' time ciaims lo liave . brought 
close to one-quarter of a million people 
to Caliada. . „, • 

Mr Frolr say;; that at their onb-eH in 
London there arc more than 4 0,000 let- 
ters of enquiry as to investment and 
settlement In the west, received each 
year, and that he had taken up tills work 
as a business each r;uramcr. LctterH are 
received from every country In the 
world, and tho Colonizer boasts of being 
the hPHt informed colonial journal in tho 

world, having the largest circulation of 
any paper of its class. ■• 
"The people who I brought out to tnls 
countrv last year," said Mr. Freir, "rep- 
resented capital of $500,000." There were 
160 families settled in British Columbia 
la.<it year, and the lowest individual am- 
ount of capital represented was $2,500, 
-»n.l th» highest aaS.OQO." -Wc. Frelr^haa 
boen instrumental in f.ji'mSr.g s ccoR- 
Izor club, wbich at tne preseul l>.i'« 
a membprshlp of close upon 3,000, ex- 
tending into fiO dlftprent countries. 
Keed. Por Protection 
Speaking on current issues in Eng- 
land, Mr. Frclr said thnt Kngland woiUd 
be no good commercially, until she ob- 
tained some sort of protection on manu- 
factured goods. "AVe are on the down 
grade, because of r«.-civing no profits 
on our goods. The turnover each year 
is increasing, but Hio majority of biisl- 
ness are unremunerative at home. TNe 
can get more in this country for our 
goods than we get over there. We want 
our markets protected against "dumped 
goods. We have plenty of resources, and 
the same advantages that brought us to 
the front will keep us there. We have 
no trusts whatever in the old country, 
hut the American trusts come over there, 
and can swamp our markets just when- 
«ver they see lit to do so. Mr Carnegie 
can sell steel c.beupci' In Sheffield thar. 
ho can in Pittsburg. It_ is just a ques- 
tion of surplus pro duct. " 

^s a iwUt of the recent conference 
between Mayor Leo of New Westmin- 
ster and officials of the B. C. E. R. Co.. 
plans for the MiUslde tram line exten- 
Kion are now complete. 

The Coldv.'ator hotel at Merrltt has 
been sold to Calgari'ans for ?S000. 

Yates Street 

' !" "i"ii" 

■■■; , ■■ « ' ■ 


Easv 'terms— compare this witli other values near* 
by.^^rice ^H^^OO 

CAREY ROAD — Seven acres near new B. C. Elec- 
tric car line, half under cultivation, no rock, balance 
easy clearing. $i,ooo cash, balance i8 months and 
4 years. 

Fidelity Trust & Savings Co. 


Phone 2825 

604 Broughton Street 



Maynard's Genuine Shoe Sale and 

Come and Guess 

$100 in prizes given 

away during the 

next 60 days 

Every dollar purchase 

gives you two chances 

in guessing contest 



C. p. Ford's New York Ladies' Button Boots, in tan, black and velvet 

regular $5.00 and $5.50, now J " ^ 

C P Ford's New York Ladies' Pumps and Oxfords, all leathers and col^ 

ors, $4.50 to .$5.00, now " ' " ' ' " ' ' ^ e T 

A few pair of Ladies' Patent, tan and gunmetal Pumps and O'^foj'^^^ 

Children's Boots from size 2 to lOVi, at, per pair. .^^^B -500 

C. P. Ford's New York Lace Boots and Cushion Boots for »«dies, for 

next week only, at. ' " ' ' 

Men's Working Boots, at, per pair. . . . . .^. • • ;^' • • ; J " 

Our goods and prices speak for themselves. 

A Guess on a 

See windows and read 

conditions of 


Remember, our stock 

was not bought for 
, sal^s, but js 




1313 Douglais Street 

-Tf <<■■■' "*fi 

Phone 1332 





fi»iWI iMWIII'llwri I lOT' '*". 



" 28 v 





Sunday, July », jtll 


Overlooking Foul Bay, 67 x loo: sew- 
er and water laid on : sideWalks now 
being laid. 34 cash, balance 6, i^ 
and 18 months at 7 per cent. Price 
,. $1,000 


Chatham Street, 30 x 120, between 
Government and Douglas, with two- 
story brick building and basement. 
.$5,000 cash, balance 6 and i.^ months 
at 7 per cent.. Prici; .... 914»000 

Fort Street, to Blanchard, 33 x 
120, with 2-story modern brick 
building. Rents for $236.00 per mo. 
$10,000 cash, balance at 7 per cent. 
'An excellent buy. 'Price. $37,000 

7 Room 


Overlooking Victoria Harbour, with 
water frontage: close to car line. 
$1700 cash, balance l and 2 years at 
7 per cent. Price $4,700 


58 Acres, SI'S miles from Victoria, 
nearly all good land, only short dis- 
tance from Cordova Bay, Suitable, 
fur subdivision. Very easy terms 

iriv *>ii (111 thi.s. Price, oer acre $325 
0- - - - • 


Camosun Street, close to new High 
School, 58 X 113. Cement side- 
walks, boulevard, street soon to be 
paved. Unc-third cash, balance at 
7 per cent. Price $1,500 

Wilmot Place, Two Lots, 50 x i^i 
each, close to Oak Bay .-\veiuie. 
C)nc-third cash, balance over two 
years at 7 per cent. Price, each. 
U .,......,....,......,....$1,200 

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ZSN /^TT=^ 





On Approved Security at Current Rtites. Agreements for Sale, 

Bought and Sold 

Immediate Reply No Delay 

Bring In Your Application 


Money to Loan 
Phone 1076 

Stores and Offices to Rent Fire Insurance Written 

1112 Broad Street P-O- ^ox 428 

Bridiie Street 

W't have 

some revenue producing, also vacant, proper- 
ties, at a special figure, and exceptionally easy 


WxOa We^T- m Douglas 

St.: $650 per foot. Good 


Pandora Street 

Large 6 - room h o u se on l o t 50x107, just e a st 


of Chambers. House will rent readily at $30.00 
per month. Price $4750- Terms, arrange. 

Yates Street Special 

ncludoil in llie house is gas rans'C, grates, 
t back about 20 feet from 

Lot 30 X 120 and House No. 1132 : built of sob.l brick, with ccm eui blocks in frunl : i 

electric li^ht fixtures, large enamel balh with immediate gas heater attached, etc. il-uscisbu. 

llSiwIlJ;'.;:. .,„ ,-em_fc; $30.00 per month: walls can be extended at ^-^^] ^^^^^ ;^-] ;;;'-^ _^;^\ ;^_ ;;^:;: ^ ^ 
cash : balance easv. I 'rice 


Pemberton & Son 

Corner Fort and Broad Streets 

Victoria, B. C. 

ounui V ixDiKjiM 

Less than two miles from the City Hal> and only fifteen minutes from the 
Douelas street car Hne. 

LOTS FROI^I $275, }i cash, balance in 2 years. 

This is an ideal spot lo build. Wc have only sixteen lots left in this subdivi- 
sion, and we intend to raise the ])rice on Monday evening, $50 per lot. We will 
take you out at any lime. 

Alvo von Alvensleben, Ltd. 

p. O. Box 618 
Real Estate 

Members Victoria Stock Exchange 

636 View^ Street 


Phone 244^ 

$25,000 $25,000 


Tjo feet with houses producing $75-0O per month $25,000 

Ground floor, Sayward block. 

Phone 2964. 

Esquimau and Nanaimo Railway 
Gom pany's Cleared Lands 

The Cleared Lots at Qualicum Beach. 
Newcastle District, are now on the market 
in tracts of from thirty to forty acres. 

For plans and prices, apply to L- H, 
Solly, Land Agent. Victoria, or 

L. E. ALLIN. Local Agent, Parksvillc. 

For Sale 

On easy terms. Prices right 
See me before buj'ing 


0»k B»7 Xaalty Offlo*, 3056 Oak 
Bay Av*. Fboae 771600 



Crisp Snaps 

B««attfal Horn* — 15 mlnulRs *alk 
from enO JJouKias sUcet <.ar 
line. giHTid view of mountains, 
contalnlogr 3 acres timbered with 
oak trace, modern and now 
t3unBalow six rooms, hot and 
cold water batli, pantry, stable 
for horses, buKKy shcd^hlcken 
houseu. This la an id^|^iom« 
and poultry ranch. Only.f6,»00 

Aah VtrMt, Oak Bay district, fine 

lot ^aao 

Oook Btratt, near McKenzle, lot 


Oook Btroot, near Oxford, lot 


BnmoAla Btroot, near Douglas . . . 

Good terms on nil these. 

We have the exclusive agency of 
laeveral Inside business blocks and 
lots, particulars on application. 

fUvm you a residence from 
13.000 to' 110.000 you wish to sell? 
If so see u«- 

A. W. Bfidgman 

Reni Estate and Inaurano 

roBT ▲KBBBari 

Coal — The coal measures are 
now being opened up at Fort Al- 
bernl, which will also be the ship- 
ping point for Comox coal. 

Residential and business buys In 
Port Albernl at reasonable prices, 
and beautiful waterfront proper- 
ties on the Somass river and lake. 

Improved 40-acre farm on good 
road. Easy terms, 94,000. 


Albernl and Port Albernl, B. C. 

Advertise In the Daily 


Money Makers 

Riehmoiid RmMl— Near Fort St., 8 
room hotia* on 1*0 large loli. col*- 
niir, only l|S,MO; eaiy t*rm«. 

Prior St. — Clone to HllUlrt*. two fln* 
lot*, high and dry. Price fl.OOO 
each: terms l-S caah, balance * 
and 12 month*. 

rainirid Ho a d <Jlo»»i to Uhtivn »v«., 
one lot, beautifully •Itualed. fine 
•hade tree*, die io by 290; quick 
sale, 92.IOO1 1-1 caih, balance on 
eaay termi. 

Two Larca Lo<» on C«4«r HIil 
road, cloae to Hillalde, 1-a caab, 
balance arranged. Price for the 
two »«.•»• 

milaMo— We have a few lots left 
jiMt outside the mile circle. 
Price .Sl.OM 

50 ACRES, South Saan- 
ich, two road front- 
ages, first-class soil, 
close to electric car- 
line. Per acre J^225 

J. F. Belbin 

Office Phone 1166 

Residence Phone R-2684 

617 Cormorant St., Victoria 


Corner In Rock Bay 

The lot is 60 X 120. There are two houses located 
on it. Both are in fir,st class condition. This district 
has shown a steady increase in values. A purchase 

Let Us Insure Your Life 

Your Property and 

Your Live Stock 

We represent old and reliable companies. 


1205 Langley Street 

Telephones: 2967 and 2026 



- (?) 

(only 'i ca.ih; balance over 2V4 yearc. T por oont. 


Ba^awe & Co. 

p., .JJ5* 


Messrs. Cullin & York 

Offer for Sale on Easy Terms 

The most exclusive and old- 


est established 

Private Hotel 


Within one block of brick 
business buildings. Best 
locality, splendid view, 
steam heat. Best con.struc- 
tion throughout. Large 
rooms, always full. On two 
full-sized lots 60 x 240, with 
frontage on two streets. To- 
day it is much below market 
value at $35,500. 

OiaiN « YORK 

•Phone 284. 

1104 Broad 9tT—t 


Lot 50 X 120 close to Dougla.s street on Cloverdale avenue. 1200 cash. 

Price. . '•••■■ JJJ® 

One acre, close to Tolmle aveni'e*'»n<5 Dougrlaa street. 1-8 otikti. •■•00 
Eight-roomed houee. fully new and modern and 1-4 acre. $1500 caah. 

Price ■ • fOOOO 

Roomlnif V.ouhh In centre of city. Turning: 1250 per month prortt. 

$1150 cai-h ; '"'**f* 

G. E. Deakin & R. T. Lciugfeeteii 

Royal Realty Company. Rooms 8 and 9 Qreeit Block* 





(^ y ^£>TRCD 


If you have, you can put by a lit We 'or a rainy day. 

Why not buy a STEWART lot? 

Wc can sell you a lot within a mile of the bu«ln««« Centra of th« tfty 
for $350 and give you plenty of time to pay for it Stawart wlU trWjw 
rapidly as any other seaport town at the terminus of a U«0«eoBtlMiMI 
railway. thi« being so should make It a town of at least S6.00* %ir tfftl. 
Your lot then should be worth 16.000. 

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•vuiirsw «m*»o<»iGB9 mzsx- 

with th« »hol« or • portion of an 
■cr* of cholv* giii'den ft>>ntlng on 
thre« •treat*, and hi flne position 
for subdivision. This Is a goldsn 
opportunity for Investment, as we 
can dellvsr this at an excsedlngly 
low ftgurs on very ••■r terms for a 
llmlisd tims. 

Wekh Brafs. ¥^ 




Sale of 21 IM 

In block on ^iprl 
and prices. 9V 
ance easy MrnM 
tire sobdlTllMMU , 
Includlitc Hunil'v 
senrlce, otiir ^MfM; 
talepbona ^Mi^. 


One of the best folly «|iUM»e« dsirr «m^ 
CftlwmWa fdr sale. W«»rtn h(muii» W«^' •! it""*' 
of which iM Is bottaa^ HM **«;#<^j;^f, 
There are 1* «*!r(Mijjy»JWIfto""'-''"'^ 
trees of the iMlst mMttl^'!, 
coi» »t*bi«M villi * " "*" 


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Sunday, July 30, 1911 _____„ ^ 

■ - I . I. __i^___— — — 

Cheap Lots on Easy Terms. 

_ J c* ♦ .- ,..- Price •• *450; terms, $150 cash 

No. 33 Second Street. 55x105 i "ce ^ .. ^ .. 

3 MontrVafstreei/james Bay. 6ixTiq... ;; - j \- 5Vnn5>- " $^00 " 

-.t Cor. Edmonton and Cedar H... rds. .. ;; i.r.e ot. |1 50O . ^ $ 00 ^ 

Princess Street , large lut _ 82 000 ■ " $500 " 

Hillside Avenue (.0x120 ^^ ^ S900 ^ " $150 " 

Wellington St.. rK.xi,4 .. i ' ; ; ; $500 ': " $150 " 

Foster St.. f)Ox. 34 .. " JgoO : " $150 " 

Grafton bt., f.ioxi34 • as^Kn. •• <Ren " 

Easterdale : lots about »A acre : from !pa50 . »5o 



Telephone 30. 

r— /-S T-\ • 

620 r <^ t\ J 


Established iSgo 




xr.,yr.-c heatxtv sDot. sHustcd Ics^ Jjati One mik^and three-quarters firom the Oty Hall. 

The^vi?w from this property is, magnificent. Don't delay: get in on the ground floor. This 
property will double in value in a year as improvements will have then been completed. 
Water sewer and street Being just outside the city .limits, the taxes are very low. The pro- 
posed route of the new carline passes. thfe:^rope^y. T^ms are easy :• $60 <iashv$i5 per month. 
T^i.M ..-liniriinF aubdivkion 80IH in hlork nt $559-09 per lot. Our auto is at'yoyir service. _ 

Follow the G.T.P. Ry. Co. 

—and yon can't go wrong. They have put their stanip on ELLI- 
SON and that means much In you and to us. It gives you the 
•opportunity to get in at bottom prices on townsile lots that will 
,|,nhif>. trphio. and quadruple in value. You probably had the 
chance tn buy lots when prices were ridiculously low. in Calgdry, 
Kdmont(jn. p'rince Rupert and other Railroad Townsites but you 
rlidn't : vul'garlv speaking you've probably "kicked yourself" ^^r not 
Uuyiug. Why let another chance pass you by? Here is ELLISON, 
situated at the head of navigation on the Skeena, and the centre of 
a great mining and agricultural district, put on the 'l^^'^'lf^^j^f J,5? 
for in'^ide lots and $^5^^ f^^r corners on terms of OXE-1'Il'TH CASH 
and the balance verV The number of lots at present for sale 
are limited— this is a fact and not said in order to promote sales. 

The officials of the Grand Trunk Pacific have specifically stated 
that ihcy arc n(it interested in any other townsitc in the Hazelton 
district except ELL-TSON. .Thorc are already, close on to i^ooo 
people in ELLISON. Write for illustrated booklet and plan today. 









General Sales Agents 


I I • 


Gentleman's Country Residence 

Corner Broughton and Langley Streets 

Phone I 518 

FernwoodRoad, 2lots5oxrjo, y4 cash, ^^^^.1^"^^;^^^ 

ranged. Price each ^^"" 

Newport Avenue, corner 6oxrio, 1-3 ^^ash. balaiioe 

arranged. Price S^1,&UU 

Oak Bay Avenue, corner, 135x53. ^^nce on ^asv 

terms ^ ' 

Hillside Avenue, corner 120x180, 1-3 cash, J'^HVl''.*; 

arranged. Price .p^,V\)V 

Gladstone and North Pandora, large lr>t, '-^^^ 

balance arranged. Price :}>o,i5DU 


Corner Fort and Douglas. 


Plione 2612 

Brown & Nason 

172.1 Dougla? SI. 

rti'>no 2371. 

rilllhide At».— Corner Int. 51x130. with «- 
^ room hou'^. Ml raod.rn, furnace, of. 

,,'r.k St— (■]"«•■• to nillflde avenue, len- 
/-r.»,m hou,.. all modorn .p.-naid view 

on inrgo M;.=.'J, i'ri-f $<<.nno. 



70 Feet on Hillside Ave., 

lAgti^veen Donglas aud 
Rose Sis. Easy terms. 
Snap at ^8,000 

Exclusively by 

Queen City 

Ask'.und & 
H13 Dougl--.3 St. 


Phone 27T4. 

Ora«« taken box* for Woniutrtoti 

3 Homes 

5-»oom Modern Home on Oak 

B;i.v avpnue, corner of .\niphlon 
street, lot i^; «'• x l.lfi. $1000 
( nsli balance easy. I'rice JS.BOO 

Foul Bay Bead, 5-rooni inorJern 
)iou8e and lot, 52 x lon. $sno 
cash, bal. arrHiif?ea. Prloe $3875 

Chaucer Street, Ti-room modern 
lii.nisp with cpmcnt ba.feinent 
and l"t ,Mi X no. $700 ra.sli, 
balance to .«uil. Price .,..$3700 


Peruse These 

$6,000 ON TERMS— 

Corner lot and an 8-rm. 
modern residence on 
Richardson St.: lionse 
has furnace and all de- 
^j,.»,i convsnienccs. 

$750 CASH— 

Moore & Johnston 

63a Tat«a Street 

Fbone 637 

VaJuab.e Property — On Govern- 
ment street near parliament 
builu.nga. full particulars on 

aronfhton atreet, between Doug- 
Ia.s and Blanchard, 1 J--J lots, 
running 'o f^o'irtney. 

aovenune&t Btreet, near Cormor- 
ant 60 X 120, per front foot, 


Xoomlor Hoiue, beautifully all- 
uaied. full particulars on ap- 

To tet, furnished or unfurnished 
8 rccncd house on Edmonton 
road, with plenty of ground hav- 
ing fruits, vegetables, etc. 

J. T. L Meyer 

Phone 2448. Room 10. •34 View 
St. P. O. Box 134. 

Homes That Are 
Wi>tt^^ the Mpney 

Orahame Street— Flno new "roomBd 
houae, pip** for furniiof, base- 
ment, concrete .fotinrtatlon, evtiry- 
thltig modern. W.IOO. ^' 

Maonhereon Avenue— B'-eutlfui home 
« rooms, furnace, full conrrstp 
baMRlO^t, lot 50x120. Prlrp «4,(NM> 

Pembroke Street — « room»d houie 
and lot on* blocK from car. clo»« 
to new H«»h School «ltp. fS.OM. 

tBM Ca«H hkndlea any of thotc. See 
ua before buylnc. 

!as, 6o X I20. with two 
good houses, renting for 
$50 per month. Price, on 
good terms ...1^13,500 

and the balance mnntli- 
ly payments, buys a 
modern Runp^alow lo- 
cated on David Street, 
near the h"ountain. 
Terms on this. 


and the balance easy, 
buys a cottage just 
completed (all modern 
conveniences) on Jos- 
eph vSt. Piped for fur- 
nace. Price.. $2,750 

^750 CASH— 

buys a lot in \nctoria 
W'est on DaUon St. 
This lot is worth more 
than price asked. 


We still have a few lot? 
left in this charming 
subdivision at original 


Ritchie & Gusty 

1 304 Douglas Street 
Phone 2310 

We have several Good 
enquiries for lots close 
to Central Park, also a 
new house in James 
Bay district. 

I Heisterman, 
Forman & Co. 

1212 Broad Street. 
Phone 55. 

Jolinson Street 

30 X 75 between Store and Vl'harf. 
60 X 120 between Douglas and 

E.a.'-.y terms 
Tot fall partioalan apl>l7 


Room 10, Mahon Block, 
P. O. Box 786. Phone 119. 

Holt & Attwell 


1303 Broad Street Phono 2178 

Oak Bay Are. — 1 arrfi with lO-roomed 
nouBT*. jiitjilei'i'i iTi (iVf:vy rnsj^cc t, chicUsr. 
houses, barn, oto. Prlc« »8,400; 13,000 cash 
balance arranged. 

San .Tnan Ave. — A nice »lx-roomnd house' 
fully niodorn. I'llce $3,780; JSOO ca«h, 
bftlftnce ea».v. 

Walton St. — Two lota, 120x120. »I,275 rarh. 
one-third cash, balance fl, 12, IS monlhac. 

Saratoga Ave. — I..ot B0xl20. Price »8S0; 

half caah, balance fi, 12, IS months. 

Wescott & Morrison 

New 6-Roomed Bungalow, 
James Bay. Cement base- 
nibnt, cement walks, 
lawns, piped for furnace, 
tinted and burlaped. Price 
$4500, on very easy terms. 


Bungalow BitiWers 
332-433 P«mb«rton Blk. 

Just Two 

Prior St., close to Bay. 'one 
lot for $875r-eas^, tertps 

Double Corner, 120 x 120. in 
Fairfield Estate. Price 
$2,000: easy terms. Best 
buy in Fairfield Estate. 

P. n 

For Sale in midst of that popular district, Cowichan Bay ' T he 'Property consi^^bf9^^r^^wateBront,^nd has com- 
plete Residence, beautiful garden, garage or stable, lighting and wood sawing Pjant situate opposite Tennis Court^ 
:4d one-mtte-froHv-GeH-Course. Boating, bathing and i. ishij^sUhfiilfiglin B. Q. Th? Pnce for a quickjale is S?16,000 

Apply to — 


Manager Branch Office of Great West Life 
P.O. Box 167 



Real Estate. Insurance and Financial Agent 

1205 Broad Street. Next to Colonist Offic* 

rL»-T,T-Kr CITY -Quarter -acre blocks, cleared garden lard, pood bear- 
^'^^oJT^^'T:o%00 each, car line, city water, graded streets on 

^^;;^^i^^S^^-^^^^ -'^^^-- -^'^'^^ """^^ ""' 
furnace. Tht prlce is a snap at $6,000. , 4 of a mile from 

PKIKCBSS i^VENXTE-Modcrn 5-room cottage within 3-4 of 

the clly hall, price $3,000 ^^^ cleared, each 

ISX-AHD BOAD— TWO lots. E,0xT6l feet. n)B , 

IinuO- terni:^ $100 cash, halanco $20 p'>r month. 


t:,e.m buy '.11 t!ie -Mty today. 

.-Waterfront lot. A snap: move quickly on UiU. 

McPherson & Fullerton Bros. 

618 Trounce Avenue, Victoria, B. C. 
Fhone 1888. 

Fine Lots 

Lake District 

100 \CRFS of land or more. Good land, near Colquitz 
River. Price ?300 PER ACRE. 

For further particulars see 


1002 Broad Street 

A word to the wise i5 ennugn 

A. corner in Fairfield Estate, near car line, very fine,, 
and 1 10 feet square. On terms $3,500 

No. '572 — A half-acre lot, on Lilinn Road, Poiil Bay, 
on Lcrnii $2,100 

No. 242 — A corner pair on Topaz Avenue, high and 
sightly, on terms. $1,700 

No. 48tS — Abeaiitiful corner in Oak Bay District, 120 
feet square, on terms -. !$2>750 



Rooms— 5, 7, 9 and 11, Mahon Block 

Insurance — Fire, Life and Accident. 


524 Fort Street 

Phones 748 and 573 

Watch Your Neighbors 

-gradually rising in the world, and then ascertain how they 

"'" If mne' cases out of ten you will find that they have 
purchaseTlots or homes on easy terms, while their less enter- 
prising neighbour is still paying rent. 

Our Burn«iile Road l^U Are Monc}^ Maker* 
__a"d their present prices are only^ $500 to $700 per lot on 
eatv terms CONSIDER THIS- 1 he water mams are now 
hdng aM on the four sides of our property, the B. C. E^ Ry^ 
Co are establishing their car shops and terminals on property 
adiohifng ours; vet. not.vith.standing all these improvements 
our prices have not yet been increased. 

Tracksell, Douglas i<(k 

Corner Broad and Trounce Avenue 

Phone 1733 

Douglas Street Special 

40 X HO, between Bay Btreot and 
fountain, wUh well-rented mod- 
ern house. Positively the cheap- 
est buy on Dougla* street. 
16000 cash, balance arranged. 
Price •18,000 

■«1* Aff«B« 

Gonl^n BurdicK 

II M I M ' I'll ' '' ' " 

Three lots clOM to r>p>|glas "U-eet, 

no rock, isach. only fSO* 

New House and 2 lots . . . .fliWO 
New Bun«alow, Chapman street 

Lot «0xU6 to alley, oa «it»y 


Special for a few da/s. 
Broad street, only, per foot., I 

All ou ««M»y terms. 

\f rrrMV a c'T' 
mu-i^iiNA-T. o i . 

Modern house — full-sizM lot, including 
new piano and furniture. Easy terms — > 
Price $5,500 


House and lot 60x120, within two blocks of 
Douglas St , $3iG00 


120 feet frontage, next corner to Fort 
St ... ..$21,000 


Lirt Your Property With U« 

524 Port Stt«*t 


A. GI 





-n r1g1*^>. 

Tici-atuA! rtxitT 




A neat light weight as- 
Destc» mat covered on one 
side -with a heavy Canton 
flannel, edges tape bound. 
Just»the article for saving 
your tables from heat 
scorches. They come in 
the round shapes for tea 
and coffee pots, tea cups, 
etc. Also the oval shapes 

\ for the large and small pat- 
Askrto see these the next 

<«>frmc^you visit our store. 


On the Waterfront 

Prices 10<^ 

up to 



EC 1a/^^^^4* 

te.649 Yates Street Tel. 3039 

Agent for McCall Patterns 


Vessel Will Be Used in Towing 
Car Ferry Barges Across 
Straits of Georgia from 




Now on the Ways of tlie Vic- 
toria Maciiinery Depot Be- 
ing Overhauled in Readiness 



Southern California 

*.u«iTr^ vif>«nrl» » a. m. every Wodne»- 
tn'a lO-i"^:^ e.ery vriji.yrr.ra Seattle. 
»'.r. GOVERNOR or PKl'-'-flDBNT. 

For Bouthcasteri, Alaska, .tr. RAMONA 
or CitY OF SEATTLE leaves Seattle 9 p.m. 
•July 20. Aug. 4. 10. 16, 22. 28, 

Ocatn mnd r»ll ticket* to New York nnd 
mi other cltlee vl» a«,n Francisco. 

Freight and Ticket orflces. H17 WharT at 
»Dd 1-10 DouRlae at. 

ii. i: ItlTHBT & CO.. LH.. Alfnts. 

Tor (urtber particulars obtain folder. 

Cowichan Lake 

Cowichan Lake, V. I. 

(Under new management) 
The finest fishing and 
tourist resort on Vancouver 
Island. Boats and launches 
for hire. 

Stage leaves Duncan daily. 


The tug Collma, which was brought 
from ManzanlUo recently, has been pur-" 
cha.sed by the C. P. R. for uae in the 
car ferry service with the tugs Manoose 
and Czar. The Colinia Is on the ways 
of the Victoria Machinery depot, being 
^V4n4ntul,.<l- In - r < a ad tne «B for the *crxi£a_ 
1 III which she Is to enter. Tbc Couma 
Is a powerful and well-equipped tujf, 
which has been used as a tender In 
connection with tlio new harbor works 
at Manzanllld, and was brought to Se- 
attle by Ciipt. \\'. P. I..ocke, brother of 
Cant. Lockfl of the steamer Princess 
Beatrice. The Colimu was built by the 
Neaffie and Levy Ship and Engine 
Building company of Philadelphia, Pa., 
in 1904. 

The new C. P. R. tug is bel^g tran.«i- 
ferred to the British flag and registered 
at the port of Victoria, following the 
payment of duty. She has a .steel bull 
and The length of the water 
line is 95.3 feet, moulded beam, 22.6, 
with draft of 11.3 feet. The enginos 
are of the fore and aft type, with cyl- 
inders 16 inches, and 32 Inches, with 
24-lnch stroke of poston. The boiler 
Is 12.6 feet In diameter and 10.9 feet 
long, with steam pressure of 150 pounds. 
The pumps and equipment of the now 
tug are complete, including wrecking 
pumps, steam capstan, steam steering 
gear, dynamos, electric light equipment 
with searclillght, etc. 

The new steamer PrlnceB.«i Alice is 
nearly ready to leave thtt Clyde on her 
long: voyage out to this . port. Capt. 
A. A. Llndgren, who brf.ugbt out the 
sister vessel, the Princess Adelaide, is 
now making .preparations for the run 
put. The other new steamer In, con- 
struction in the ITnlted Kingdom, a 
1,200-ton freight and passenger steamer 
for the northern run, is well under way 
at the yards of Bow I.IcI-.ftchlan A Co., 
of Paisley, and Is expected to be 
launched soon. 

faatened himself with a rope which 
attached to the pole and In this 
DfSKnn un4>.«M||. ^-Kt *.~— ^■J" •-— = 

far whoa he found he had another com- 
panion on hla frail or»ft. It waa the 
tabby cat. 

For daya the two floate* about on the 
pole until finally huncer and thirat 
overcame the Kaftlr boy and ho loat 
consciouaness. He could apeak a few 
words of English and hU Arat inquiry 
when he was nur«<<d l>ack to life aboard 
the big ship was for the cat. When 
he was put ashore at one of the Brltlah 
ports, ho gave the cat to the captain 
as a token of his appreciation for his 

Bo runs the story which might have 
been bettor. Tlio seaman should have 
made the cat, almost frantic with hun- 
ger and driven mad by thirst, eat the 
little Kaftlr boy. The presence of the 
cat on ine veosei could allll piOVo tuS 

SAW mm 



By GoTemment Wireless. 

8 a. m. 

Point Grey— Clear; wind K. 
30.02; 63; sea smooth. Passed 
« «i ^ ntAainnr Vlctoria- 

Cap'e Lazo— Clear; wind 
30.00; 85; sea moderate 

w.; calm; 
In, at 6:15 

N. W., strong; 
Spoke rrlnc« Ru- 

. southbound at 7 a. m., off Granite 

island, Quadra off Atrlvedea point. 

Taioosh— Cloudy: wind S. E., IS miles; 
30.16; B»; sea moderate. Out. Pr«aIdont, 
at 6:20 p. m.; In, 4-most'3d sclionnfi- during 
night; .schooner probably Robert Searles at 
5:10 a. m.; out, steamer Yosomlto, at 8:06 
a, m. ■ 

Pachena--Cloi<dy! wind B.^. J 89.73 ; 82 ; 

Deck Is Lifting on Stranded 
C. P. R. Liner Off Japanese 
Coast— Three Holds Filled 
with Water. 

t9Ad9 a.ctroix sflbrt to.tnilt»ti» .«0I9*. 
of the Victoria proa In long llkiM> and 
came within a (e\v Inchea of asBdlM 
the ball over the fence, cettins ft 
three- baggrer for his trouble. Not .to 
b«!i outdone by his t>rother^ "Walter 
Qravlln also took a hand in the bat- 
ting, aendinir one to the wlr* nettlnk 
lor a clean double. Fowler rep«atin( 
alnrtoBt Immediately afterwarda. 

'Por the Baya, Pete McQuado ir.ado 
his debut at flrat, baae and certainly 
made good, acGeptins nine chancea 
without a Blip, while Sam Shanka waa 
liie only oiio lo tinu ourpbiia for more 
than one safety. 

The batterlea were aa foUowa: Sur- 
phlla. ecott and Fowler for the HlHa; 
Steenaon, Wlnaby and Qrtiigg for the 

The salvage company, which works In 
connection with the Yokohama Iron 
works, has sent Us wrecking steamer to 
the stranded C. P. R- liner impress 
of China, off the point of lli« Awa pon- 
nlnsula, close to where tlie waves 
pounded the big HIU liner Dakota to 
pieces after she .itruck on Sunomaki 
reef, close to where the white liner 
struck, and efforts will be made to salvo 
the stranded lOmpress. Advices re- 
ceived from laoyd'a agent at Yokohama 
state that the Kmpress has a large 

hoi« In her h\ill forward and the water 
»-,...._ . ,« - _ J .. .. ji ,- U-1-- *« m»f. 

Wljt^ll title. jiuw*i.di vij^..-^ .iv^.^.t, ».» *.-- 

Inff the main deck of the steamer. The 
deck Is above water. The loss to the 
tindcrwrlters as a result of the. strand- 
ing will be very heavy, considerably 
over a million dollars on both ship and 
cargo. The steamers of the C. P. R. are 
all Insured under a general policy at 
Lloyd's, insurance being placed on the 
total neet of 68 vQaseU which fly the 


C. Obamplonahlpa In Tancon^ar West 
■Mtnrday aad Xera on AUfnat la. 

«-«<<•>■'■ w* 

fur ' ^nMkaK* flft-. AAi 1 


40 miles; 



Tmthfnl Jamaa of the Staamar Oan- 

dldata T»Ua a Tala of a Oat 

a&d a Zafflr 




40c a Package 




1418 Douglas St. Tel. 1646 


55; sea moflerate. ' i i.'-"'"Mj-' ' 

Triangle — Foggy; wind S. W., M miles? 
29.5"; 4&: dense. Spoke Prlnc« Rupert, at 
8:15 p. m.; in. Mllbank Sound soullibound, 
PrInco GeorpB In FHzliugh Sound, at 6;;0 
p. m., northbound, 


Point Orey — Clear; wind' N- W,, strong; 
30.0s:fO.ns ; 70; sea smooth. 

Ciipe Lazo— Clear; wind N, W. ; 2 9.98; 68; 
sea smooth. 

Tiitoosli — Clear; wind south. 28 mllesj 
30.0.': 55; sea moderate. • 

I'm hHna-<'lcar; wind a. E., light; 29.70; 
i;,'!; bad sea. 

EHtevan — Clear: wind west, fresh; 
;,;,: sea rouf?h. 

Triangle — Overcast; wind 8. W, 
C9.5n; 49: sea rough. 

Ikeda — Clear: . wind west, fresh 
GO; heavy swell. 

I'rinoe Rupert — Overcast; calm; 30.19; 
lU; soa smooth. In. Princess Royal at 
a, m.; out aeain, southbound, at 11 a. m.; 
In. Prlnrn (leorgo, at 8:10 a. m., Leebro 
at f'Hsey I'olnt. 

Pead Tree Point — Clear; wind N. W., 
llBht; sea smooth. 

A p. m. 

Tatoosh— Clear, 20 miles; bar. 
30.011; toBip. S.''; sea rough; out, steam 
solionner Tiverton, 12:<0. 

t'olMt Orey — Clear, northwest, strong; bar. 
30. ox; Icmp. Tl ; Quadra off Rock Polot, 
3:1.*.') p. ni.; out, steamer Chealakee, 3:30 
p. m. 

Capo. 1^20 — Clear, northwest; bar. 80.00: 
•temp. 63; sea moderate; spoke Salva 3:16 
p. in.; left Nanalmo 2 p. m. steamer Spo- 
kane. maklHR 6 miles nn hour; , steamer 
probablv British Columbia ^Itn Imrte, 
Routl.ljound, 4 p. in., Vnilso northbound * 
p. 111.; Henrlette northbound 8 'p. m. 

Triangle — Overcast southwest 3S mll«s; 
bar. 2!t.iiO: temp. DO; sfii. rough. 

Prinee Rupert — C;ioudy, northwest 
30.24: tomi). 04; sea smooth. 

Ikeda — Cle.-ir, west, light; Sar. 
temp. 67; light swell. 

Dead Tree Point — Clear, southeaal^ 
sea smooth. 

KHievnn — Clear, west, strong; bar. 
tcrnp. 51: sea moderate. 

Pacheiia — Kog, southeast; bar. 
temp, 50; sea smooth^ 

Waddon Chartarad 

The British steamship Waddon, which 

^.. «• 

The first half of (he B. C. swlmtplng 
chiimplonshlps will be held bI English Bay, 
Vanrcuver, .iieM Sjii iiida.v afternoon at 2:30. 

The following «!■« ihn events: 

no yards, BiMii'ii- championship; 220 yards, 
senior chaiiipidiinhlp; 8S0 yards, "senior 
rhiimplonshlp; IDO yHnts .lunlor rha'mpinn- 
shlp; 100 yards.' ladles championship; div- 
ing champli.iiHhlp; life saving ctjamplon- 

ICxlras — ^50 yards, open to boys under 14; 
100- ysLi'uc, 'ci*..!. ;., ',,,,.,» uiiii.;! 15, Tt~t 
yards, tub race ("pen* In iancy costume; 
(I special prize for the most' original toa- 
tuiiio; greasy pole. 

Kntrles closo ne.xt Thursday evening, 
August 3ri1, St Vnncniiver, snd Atigtisr 3nd 
In Victoria. Forms may be obtained from 
P. U. Pomfret, Box 817, of 1230 Oovern- 
ment street. 

Cards from the following will be rarog- 
rdzed: B. C;. A. S. A.; P. r'. a. A. U.: 
I C. A. A. I..; C, A. S. 

I Corapelitors from the local swimming or- 
I ira.nlzatlonH will be leaving on i:'riaay 
night's boat. 

The second half of the B. C. champion- 
ships win be held In this city Saturday 
afternoon the 12th. In the evening the 
annual meeting of the B. C. A. B. A. will 
be held, at which the new officers will be 

A general meeting of the Island Branch 
of the B. -C. A. S. A. will be held In the 
secretary's office on, Monday evening at 8 
o'clock., ■harp."' '■' ' "■ ." ' ' 






6out)h aide, near Vancouver; Suit- 
able for buslneaa. Terma: 
(2000 ciato, balanca, t, 12 and 
IJ montha. Price 

"The captain told the niate,*and the 
mate told the crew, and the crew told 
me, so I know it must be true. There's 
many a funny thingf that happen.s on a 
trip. Here's a Utile yarn I heard 
aboard the ship." This was the song 
sung by the steward of the Harrison 
one of the weirdest sea yarns told for 
one of the wlerdeet sea yarns told for 
some time — the tale of the ship's cat 
On board the Candidate la a common 
brown tabby cat which sports a blue 
ribbon about Its neck, and If anyone of 
the aailormen of the ateamer is aaked 
about the .cat be aaya; 

"We 'aven't ' ad a single bloomln' 
day of bad luck from the time we picked 
up the little Kaffir and his tabby, and 
we are going to hang on to 'in as long 
as we can." 

The seamen then expand and this is 
their tale in brief: "When the ves- 
sal was cruising of the coast of Eftst 
Africa before her transfer to these 
waters, and waa off Durban, she came 
acroas the cat and a half-breed Kaffir 
boy tied to a spar. Both had been adrift 
arouod the Indian ocean for a week and 
Invaatigatlon proved tl)at the boy was 
the only peraon that eacaped from a 
Oerman merchant ship wrecked off the 
8h ores- of thfc InUiaA ocean. The crew 
of the vessel lind mutinied, and mur- 
dered the captain and other officers of 
the ahlp. In attempting to navigate 
the vessel, however, they had been 
driven on the rocka by a strong nor'- 
wester. When the ship went to plecea" 
the crew were drowned. 

The Kaffir boy caught a drifting spar, 

arrived at Honolulu Tuesday, has been 
chartered by Davies & Fohon. Rhe will 
load on the Sound and at British Co- 
lumbia for Australian ports. 

OUvabank Coming 

The Brltlah bark Ollvebank, damaged 
by flre at Kanta Bosalla, sailed. July, 21 
for Royal Roads. Extensive repairs will 
be made on her when she reaches this 


Xvaratt O. Orlffga rixad 

The British barkentlne Everett G. 
Griggs, now on the west of South 
America, has been chartered by Davies 
A Fehon to load lumber on the Bound 
for Sydney. She will come north In 

Setlrlng Master of Princess Beatrice 

Xonorad When Steamer Arrived 

From the Qaeeu Charlottea. 

Tlie i-'rlncess Heatrice reached port 
yesterday from Queen Chariotlo i.sUi.ul 
ports and Prince Rupert. bring,: iig 
about a hundred paaseugors from l Ac 
north and 150 ions of carso. rno.suy 
salmon. Cain. W. H. Whltele.'-. who 
has been master of tho Bteamsr fin- 
some time past, left the Princess L'n- 
utrico on her arrival, to take up l^is 
work as a Victoria pilot from Tue.-sda '. 
When the steamer reached the outer 
wharf Capt. Whlteley was summon-'d 
to the saloon whe'e the ship's com- 
pany had gathered and the chief officer 
J. Shaw, presented him with a goltl- 
mounted umbrella, accompanied by an 
illuminated addreas algimi by ft'' hands 
from chief officer to .cak>ln boy, con- 
gratulating tiift master on. his appoint- 
ment and cxpresAlng regret that he was 
leaving the Btcame.r where ho was so 
well liked by all bands. 

News was brought by the Frlncess 
Beatrice that salmon are now runnlnt;^ 
slack ori the Skeena and Naas, and at 
Rivers inlet, and it is expected then; 
will not be more than half a pack. The 
salmon canners are Beeking to secure 
aji extension of the flshins season. , 

On Monday when the steamer PCrtOe 
Albert of the Q. T. V. waa golnx' 1"**^ 
Pacofl wharf, she struck a rocis nnd 
broke some of tlie blades of her pro- 
peller. She preceded on her voyng* at 
reduced speed. 

:t IB expected that Capt- tiocke,- for-' 
merly of the Amur, will go' out In' com- 
mand of the Princess Beatrice. TljC 
Amur la allll lying at Ksqulmalt .whwc 
she has been since b«r slrandlnir iB tiio 
north some time ago. '■':' 

TMoolor Sxpacted 

The steamer Tricolor in expected to- 
day from th« Sound to discharge 300 
tons of nitrate at the Victoria Chem- 
ical works from Ch ilian por tf. 


8«nts Anmaff«« for Tneaday, JUtftut 
8tll mX A,O.V.Vr. Hall— 01»«1»1 ' 
Owrd Most AttraotlTe. 

The IClhs: E'SwarS Hotel- at Sn5cr"By 
has been damaged by fire to the extent 
of approximately $3,500. 

In consequence of the _fe^r of a fuel 
famine in the prairie ceritrca. It Is 
probable that the Kov^rnment'^t Ottawa 
will order a suapenalon of I the coal 
duties. In . order that .fuel may be 
brouffht In from the American aide 
durlnK the continuance of the Industrial 
disturbances In the Crow's 'Nest Pass 
mining field; 




The Royal Line 

MontrMi - gtiabao 
To Brlatbl, Bnfflaaa 

Shortest Boat* to Xioaaaa on 13,- 
OOO Ton rioatlnc FalM«i 

Vaxt BaUlnga Ttqva. XKont«*«l 
BOTAX, SOW ABO - - - July la 
BOTAI. OUPBOB - . • Tdly 36 
aOTAXi BOWABD - - - Aug. 9 

. ' BAtsB Of' riuia,*g«| 
lat cn»a«. ^ VM.0O aM- npwaraa 
3114 aUnut, VSimS »pk .'apifaxda 
3rd oiiMa, Bristol ottVifa. 

Further information from. W. E. 
Duperow, City Passenger Agent 
G.T.P.Riy.. U D. Chethain,- City 
•psWa'^CBf Agent i-.P.Rly.^ as. E. 
msi«&W*BJOiS; • General Ag«6t,. '.N.P. 
Rly., E- R. Stephen, .General 
Agent, Ot.' Nor. Rly., or write 

A. B. SATZB, (»«aarai'A««at 

STg ac^tn .BtrMtr WUuOpeg 

III I n i i ii i 11 "i f s « ! ■ ■ "jr 



South Mtde, between Quadra and 

Vaaoouvtr. Revenue |tO per 

m6ath. Prlc*. <m temi. (XTtMo 


BMtwMB Slaaehard and Quadra, 
tottUl eld*: Improved; autosuu' 
ti«t tW^^*- Ono-tblrd cash 
$nA ^«taa«ft on mortfnffo for s 

j^lrit Vupt ..' iMiMo 

- I- -^-^ r I' ' I 

I,, I|. Ellis 

TaUoriay BBtaMlahmasit of Mr. 
room Vow ««Muto« la 

* .■ay.waxA Btoek 


:( ■ 

■With the completion of his new store 
In the Say ward block, 1206 Douglas 
street, Mr. Alex. Peden, the Well known 
tailor, has deserted the premises on. 
Fort street, which he occupied for sev- 
eral years, and has brought together, at 
his new store, both branchts of the 
buslneaa he cpnducts, gentlemen')) tailor- 
ing and boya' outflttlng. 

Mr. P<^4mi's new store is f tted up In 
the most up-to-date style, and |)ossesses 
i\\ fhe f&tiires n^cesSarj^ to 'k Hlfth eiasM 
modern tailoring estabUahment wUh » 
flne sample show room And well llgllted 
airy work rooms. He ha« added aAme 
new and excluaive lines to his stock, and 
his new store Is n)0«t complete. ^ 

Boys* outfitting has been taken Hp re- 
cently by Mr. Poden, end he M making a 
specialty of this line of trade. Much of 
»■ st«:fe In this department iittmvot^ 
dlMet from Haw T«rtl, and Welndaa tM 
latest «Mi«M aii4 ttUUerlala. HN atM 
la to otttflt a bay ilpwardaot fotir y<*ani 
Of aca la avMt ]MktttauUu> exoeiit, pM" 
Iwwif'flUMt. Ill tM» M«r 4«fN|vti^ Af 

WIU Carry Coal 

The Norwegian eteamshlp Tricolor, of 
the W R. Grace line, has been charter- 
ed for one trip from Nanalmo to Ban 
Francisco with coal for Uie Western 
Kuel.Cumpany. She wlU then ^/"'•" ^° 
the sound to load lumber '«»«• the west 
coast. The British steamship Candldat.i. 
of the Harrison line, has been fixed for 
tie same business. She is under charter 
to Belfour. Guthrie * Co. to load new 

crop gra in for Eyrope . 

rrom Man Traaolaoo 
The steamer City of Pueblo reached 
the outer wharf yesterday morning 
from San Francisco with 126 passen-. 
ger^ including 76 in first class. He^ 
cargo included a big shipment of ce- 
ment. The passengers who landed here 
included: Geo. Armstrong. B-.W. Ben- 
lamln Mary Black. R. Churchill. T. M. 
'Da"j'ldson Frank Durre and ^'f«' Mr«: 
B S Edwards and son. O. Goodman, 
Donald Graham and wife. TH. Grant 
and wife. Mrs. MTHClUngworth, Martha 
Johnston. Geo. Menser, T. J. Molyneaux, 
Mrs M McLaren, Chas. A. Nolen. Geo. 
Relchley, Mary M. Reld, and seven sec- 
ond ola aa. ... 



OaUed at Waaalma Ta«tara»y om Way 

to aovad Ooavoyed by (ha flal* 
Ta«a ttaaBMr ■alvov. 

The ateamer Spokane, floated by the 
B. C. Salvage company at Plumpora 
bay reached Nanalmo yeaterday after- 
noon and after coaling. P'-'JC^^^^JJ® 
Seattle, convoyed by tho p*aiva«e 
ateamer Salvor, at 2 p. m.. maWng six 
*^Jnota"^an hduK ' The Spoltaiw -lalPto- 
baedlng under her oWn ateam. wnen 
off Psep Bay^ Baynes aound. the in- 
jured ateamer waa compelled to seek 
shelter on aciuount of the temporary 
repair* opentnc "Uirhtly and lettlnt in 
water The aiffloulty did not pi^ve of 
a aerloua natore and wao aoon repaired 
by the salvage crew of %h* Salvor and 
the veaael proce^led. -tht fpi^ana 
will be SlWl«a o«lt at Haattla for aur- 
vey ana MIMttra. 

T. jr. Clunnber*. a wtraman amployad 


A boxing tourr.nnionl has been an- 
nounced O take place hero on 'I'licsday, 
AuRuat Sth. which should attract tlie at- 
tention and excite the liitcrcBt .of all ad- 
mlreri of fh» manly art. 

The bouta will take place at the A. O. 
tr. W. hall, under the au^plre^i of th<it Brit- 
ish Columbia Amateur Athletic Union.' , 

A glance at tho official card 81515*8 that 
practically every amateur glove Wilder Of 
note In the province has been IndUoed to 
participate. The rlvaU In the' 'various 
flaaaes, men who have met before and had 
hard battles for the honorn, have been 
matched agfeln. Bealdcs several now lada 
have been Introduced. 

Joo Bayley, the Victoria West star, the 
younsBter who, since pnterlnR profoailonal 
ranka, haa not found a man In the north- 
west able t^ slcind mp a^ninst blm for ten* 
rouiida. will tft^-e an' exhibition. Unfortu- 
nately thn fact that it Is a strictly amateur' 
aftatr makes It Impossible for "Joe" to en- 
ter any of the contests. 

Appended la the card: 

lOS lbs.— Hoy Wachter. V. W. A. A. va. 
Toung Davia. J. B. A. A. 

145 lbs, — Carl Rchulta, V. W. A. A. va. 
Gunner Greer. Oarrlaon A. C. 

181) Iba. — Gunner Brown, Oarrlaon ve. 
T^ane. Bmi>re«B A. C. „ „ 

18S lb«.— A. Daykln. H. M. C. B. Rain- 
bow, va. Stoker Carter. H. M. C. R. Rain- 
bow, . . 

115 Iba.— R, Part, unattached. v«. Tommy 
KnocktoB. Vancouver. 

IIB .U>a. — Billy O'Keefe. unattached, vs. 
,Tockey Riley. 

m lbs.— Check TIlll. J. B. A A., va. 
Fcankle Bcott; T. M. cy^- 



Xieatne Xteadera »rt*e "Buba" Steenaon 

to T»U Timber and Win Game 

by Bt* ioore. 

The supporters of the Beacon Hiil 
senior teim, who remained after the 
bl« game to see the league leaders per- 
forrn, ware given a very atrango a»sn- 
satlon. when Steenson held them for 
four innings without a score. The 
Baya had scored a run In the 
third. But In the fifth the Hills 
landed on Steenson with a vengeance 
and before the smoke had cleared 
away four runs had been tallied. 
Again in the sixth the Hill* showed 
^.what they could do when they got 
Started; arid bfetted Kub^* ib hard ttist 
"fild" Wlnsby was called In from 
right field to take his place. How- 
ever, another five runs were ftcored. 
putting the Hills on easy atreet but 
Juat to make thlnga look right one 
more was aecured In the aevonth. 

In the meMittme SurphHa waa »ak- 
nig Ma farewell app^rance in regu- 
lar profaaalooal atyle by allowing hla 
opponcnta • friitiiy t«M hita. F^WlW 
not to b« oiitflHm* by Surpmta aiao 
waatad to b« In Uia tlmallgfaC itad 111 
tka aavwith want In to eftlolk. Beoti 
Mtng to rirht nM and «««ilt t»kinv 

nMI* j" -< t,l* . - ' ■'■^. 




ssst ssu. 


1» l<«uniry and CoMlort. 
' TSu Inclqdaii pill otct,m*rj espensas 
' aboard aiM):i't«bare. 


(17,000 torn), rirat 2r**fS, i**Tl2f 
oitd eraJlae ieavtB« San JPraacUca 
Pebmarr «. 19la. 

Bend' for tTtkttraira ■ftofclett. 


41-48 Breadwsy, "• Tv 

Or Local Agent 



tKftH'n Aug. V4o Aug. .»,- J* "O"" 

tAmfi-lka "a^J \l 

tPennaylvanIa *"•• " 

tKala'ii AUX VIC ..Aug. II 

tKlt«-Carlton a la Carte RastaursBt. 
i»8econd Cabin only. .= 
Hamburg Aniertean Line. 45 Broadway 
N. Y., or Local Agsnt 


American/ White 
Red Star, Atlartttc 

WMte Jttir Dbmt#n 

by tiM B. C. BL B. Co. lit Vaoiavuva^. 

Mktt^ly afCINlMd alaotrooittlMi on 

Tar^* w-Hfc 


». » SPIES'. Su'^^md. 
C^A, ConilbrtiiiHii 

15,000 Acres of Picked Lmid 


Upper Fraser Valley 


The soil is sandy loanv afid black bottom laml. . Wt^tfir 
transportation at the door, and railroads projected, Portion* 
of 'this land have been farmed continuously since- i86x, and 
are still producing crops as great in quantity and-»tr|J5g^-»« 
when first cultivated. 

^_ik-' ---iatc' 

Price Per 


Price Per 

iy<i*iti«ol Daciinrnoc C/>riiriti7 Ta I tH 
liuiuiui nvjuuivv.9 aj will 1 1. J xjm*^ i^tu 

Joint Owners and vSole Agents Fort George Townsite 
Head Office, Bower Building, Vancouver, B. C. 
Victoria Office, 643 Fort St., Victoria, B. C. ^^ 

For Zinmbsr, Sash. Doors, and all Xlada of BoUdlnc Katerlal. g* «a 

The Taylor Mill Co. 

iJlBUtsd zaabUlty. 
UlU. Offle* and Tardas Slia aoTammsnt St., P.O. Box M& Vaievboae BSC 



(Th« Inside Channel Route) 
S.S. "Prince Rupert" and "Prince George" leave 
Victoria Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. 

Return Fare Only $44.00 

incluamg meais and berth. 
Palatial Steamships, Unsurpassed Cuisine, "Magnificent Scenery. 

To Seattle — Wedne sdays. lo a. m., Sundays, lo a. m. 

~ AWB ,T1 




City Passr. and Ticket Agrt. Tel. 1242. Dock and Freight Agt. Tel. 2481 

Excursion Rates to Eastern Points 

Dat«i. of Sale— July— :«, 27. :«. Au«u«t— 8, ,,f, B, 14, IB, 1«, 17, II. Jl, II, 
J«, 19, 10. aeptember — 1, 2. ■4, 5. «. 7. 






ritll^ADBLRHIA IJf" 

rORONTO ...i ■ ,«Jm 



BT. PAUU Minn Zl'zl 






COUNCIL BLUFFS, via St. Paul "•"" 

KANSAS CITY, via St. Pml .• •»•'• 

OMAHA, via St. Paul -. •»•»■ 

■T. OOSBPH, Mo., via St. Paul no.i^ 

Moa) Return October »l»t, 191L ____«, 

for Further Particular* Apply I« D. vtiCT HAM , 

lioa 0©v«rnm«nt Street. District Pasaenier Afeat. 

AaenU for all Atlsatle Steamship Uaes. 


100 Ai at Lloyds 

For Northern B. C. Ports, 


From Pier D, next Causeway 

JOHN BARNSLEY, Agent, 534 Yates Street. Phone i9«5 


WHITE STAR ^XT.SERViCf URCfS!"/.^:'; [tHMif, 

BOYAi. HAH. fWAiggj. . ft 

a^diawilsiia* • • . • •« » * w*** 


. a^MMaaoMa* >.^ri*ii*. • 1 

■■ bfCmmaamf ...-.,. ... ..wir*!* J* • 

'a)few^t«t««#iS'l« «M|fi«la« ll»»«*M»., ^Olfarfim' 
a, 8. -0igm$tK,** WfWf aw*^ 4♦.^♦ Waa ■* 
Mi« fiMat ftfKMMP.Mi t*»* ■mM, *«•«■ »•» 

'0 atna^. 

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,A.>.v , >. ... J ,^.- ^^.L-' ^'t..^^:. ^,.'. An-,.-..^^..^. j^mmMm,^.. .,. :'^M&>imi^^«>tMysm:^^kitk,^.Uu^,^:,t^i^^ 




•undiay. July aO, Itll 





iContlniMd tram Page 10.) 

C. 514; Kenyon, Fanny E.. 611; Ander- 
son, Edith M, 507; PojUrd, Wni. II.. 

Advanced couree, Junior grade; 
Jmum in'arkB. 1,000; number of candi- 
dates. 6; paaneii, 3 — Kuoll, "\VlJn<;»l, 
607; Weatwood, Charipa N., 680. 

.\dvanced courae, junior, grade; ap- 
plied Bclence; maximum marks, 900; 
11 umber of candidates, 1; passed. 1 — 
Waddlngton, George W.. 638. 

Full courae. Junior gra^e; maximum 
mark.'* 1,200; number of candidates, 4; 
vassed, 2— Dicks, Agneii J., 766; Coombs, 
George A.. 710. ' 

Intermediate grade; maximum marks, 
1,200: number of candidates, 8; passed. 
1 — Ktsher, Dorothea, 648. 

Senior Rrarte; maximum marks, 1,100; 
r.umbpr f>f candidates, 4; passed, 3 — 
Irvine, Isabel S.. 611: Cnburn, Dora P.. 
678; Devlin, Rose, 558. 

Valaon Centre. 

No. of 

.lunlor Gradp. Candirtiites. Passed. 
Preliminary course ... 20 15 

.\dvanced course 23 U 

Total "^ 28 

Nelson Higli school —-Preliminary 
C'ovirae. JunioV grade: maximum marks, 
I 000- number of candidates, 10; passed, 
14_. Ferguson, Waldo W., 705; Rowe, 
ITanccs M.. 704; ^Nlcliilyre, Gertrude, 
fiTl- Patrick, Grace A., 649; Taylor, 
Mary E 610; Whitebread, Pliyllis G., 
«30" Francis. Harold A.. 623; Swannell. 
Alice M.. 567; McVicar, Lula M., ooi; 
\tmsm.'.t>fy^ Mnroirt H.. 533; Brochler, Mar- 

Ttia ivi., O.SI. Mioiyouinc, .^lan, 3-'. -""' 

min.v. Norma B.. 518; Ingram, Elizabeth 
K, 516. . 

\dvanced course. Junior prraae; max- 
imum marks, l.OOO; number of candi- 
dates. 21; passed, 10 — Irving, Howard C. 
7;!2- Graham. Arthur E., 681; Donald- 
son Mary B.," 662; Bealby. Olive M.. 
fil7: Mari.-^flpld, Elsie M., 616; Wade. 
Mjirfon ."I".'' Mf-Quarrle, Donajd A., 556; 
r-,r.... ti , 5 1 rap.- niiker. "Xrthuv B.. 






Tmir public school — Preliminary 
courae, Junior gfadf; maximum marku, 
1,000; number of candWatt*. 1; T>»»"«<*' 
1 — Peters, Florence E.,'«OA. 

Private study — Advanced course.Jun- 
lor grade; maximum marks, 1.000; num- 
ber <'f candidates, 1; passeU, 0. 

:-;t. .!.-;soph's school tNel*""*— A°" 
vanced lourse. Junior grade; maximum 
marks, 1,000; number of candidates, 1; 
passed, 1 — Martin, Vcrle M.. 568. 
xraw WeatnOatter Oaatra 

.lunior Grade. ^■'^■ 

Preliminary course • ^^ 

Advanced course 34 

Advanced curse, applied science 4 

Full course ^ 

Full course, applied science . 1 
Intermediate grade ^ 

Total 1«8 '' 

New Westminster High school— -Pre- 
liminary course. Junior Krade; ^'^''''"""^ 
marks. 1,000; number of candidates, &8. 
passed, 3S. Shlml>iu, Kosaburo, ^50, 
GrcKK. Uulh M.. 748; B'.nd Harry K- 
691; Bournes, Beatrice M., SS-*- ^'^*'*: 
Annie V.:. 681; PostlU, I.conard 6oJ. 
T\nnbuU,'Kol,ert F., 646: .VlCasum M-^; 
prerv 644- I'orhett, Florence. b42, l'"n 
:.rn^;Jexander S.. 642 ; Wilson ..-- 

W.. 630; Maxwell. Cl-:»/'V.„tf.'-v 613; 
■Helen F.. b I B ; iviaijuonuiu, -■'-• ^ ■ 
Mars^HH Crlssle B.. 608; Fujlmoto, 
silnil 606; Swenclsky, Valerian, 605 
^:^. Vlvlati W.. 601; Trapp, D-t y 
M 596; Loree, • Susie M., 580, Ul^r, 
Ch'arlol e M.. 578; Smith. Wi bur G.. 
5?S; Marshal'l. Elsie. 574; Davis Mar- 
earet H.. 566; HuKgard, Shirley L.. 553. 
fZ:Lu,: irma. 557; Dylora, 
BSV;" Green. Reba E 647; ^^-^-—^ 

■Edmund C, 530; 0oui6uB,v,Jl01 ^?-. , 

TTs '3r";ass;a°nor Moo.^. Be^nald 
f %%9 koblnson. Elsie. 680; Man-. 
Kdltl G.. 658; Me-dUh ^^Tr iiane'. 
629; Shiiiobu. «*^"^°„ ®- Lily H.. 615; 
Walter R.. 616; Hoo^^-^ . yj^fee Edith. 

652; Mjn- 

paaaed. 2. Fulton. Ruth V, 
ro, Robert. P.. 110. 

Advanced Bourse. Junior grade; maxi- 
mum mar|ca, 1.000. Number of caudl- 
datew, 1; passed, 1. (>ogle, Grace. ii6n, 
Intermeaittte grad«; maximum marks. 
1,200 N^unher of candidates, 1 ; passtsd, 
1. I^l.ttcr, Mary, il9. 

Pentloton Public School,— Prelimin- 
ary courae, Junior grade; maxiliuin 
msrks, I.Orto. NumiMT of candidates, 2; 
passed. 1. Parkins. Emma T., 675; 

Private Study.— Intermediate grade; 
msixlmuin marks. 1,200. Number of 
candidates, 1; passed, 1. Brown. Mary 
E.. 618. 

Taneonvar Oaafa 

Number of 
Preliminary course. Junior 

grade ■ • • 28? 

Preliminary course, junior 

grade, commercial 15 

Advanced course. Junior 

grade ... ... ■ . • • 168 

Full course. Junior grade. . 60 
Advanced coiirse. Junior 

grade, commercial 9 

Advanced course, applied 

science • 10 

Full course, applied science 3 





•«^-r\,| «.» I^A** 

T lohiun R.. 6 1' 

03 9; ^i'DDs, James K., 500. 

■vr.. aao; '♦" 

Louis XV. 
in . . 

Total ... 642 845 

Britannia high school— Preliminary 
course, Junior grade, maximum markw 
1000; number of candidates 55, pasKctl 
i-l: Yamamoto. Sliijl H.. 727; Vouiik. 
George A.. 715; Smith, Robert K., 700; 
Hosany. Inglls, 6S2; Hokkyo, .Uiniclil. 
AiS; Thompson. Martraret G.. 630; Steile, 
Mark T.. ()".i>; Meiii.tii, Wiuirieij 10.. C.24; 
Weir, Harold U. 6U8; Wood. Grace B.. 

John, 596; Jun. Thomas. 593; Odium, 
Olive v., 585: Black, Alexander P., 5S:;: 
Macpherson. Mary, 5S3; Smith, Harry 
W.. .'■.S3: .lackKon. John C. 579; Robert.^. 
Elsie .S., 577; Abe. David T.. 575; Mathe- 
son, Katie A.. 572; Gray. Janet E.. 570; 
JelTers. FMltli M.. 5R7; Kllpln, Katie, 
563; Reid. James D.. 663; Potter. Elsie. 
559; Blalney. Ethel S - 668; Tarlton. 


As is customary with 
tile W ales Electric Co., 
1 hey always ha\'C some, 
fhiim' new to draw your 
attention. This time it 
is l.Ol'K^ X\" .-^lyle cor- 
recth' ]K>rtra>"C(l in 
T\\()-l.l(;il'r (candle 
et'l'ect ) wall fixtures 
and a very liandsome 
three-lig-ht (candle et- 
fecl ) which could be 
very artislicaliy dis- 
played in any part of 
your drawing room. 




6:13; RoseboruKl.. -^-— ■ Mildred A.. 
Florence A.,-6ai. ^ aillev. Edgar 

586; Davis. Harold L 678. Jj^f -.Vj^..^^. 

^■- "'; ^^'«rVwen. ^dwlrd J.. 665; 
Mary E.. ^"^ • .S*^"^ ^fiV Huggard, Ken- 

^^^r^i "56? s u:ici::!^: "^^-- ^«;; 

neth 11.. '''"•• rr,7. Lane, baur.a, na4, 

Stott. F-"-«.> :,• "si.. Chanvbers. John 

A., "^- ^''1' \' B^^^c,., Malcolm G., 517, 
Albert B.. 5-^^»'^" ^gj. McAllister, 

Robertson. Uaura v.., 

Grace J.. 600- , ,.,..,(1^ applied 

Advanced course, Junl r .ule, PP ^^^^ 

science; maximum "^»'^^^' . ." HugKarcl. 
of candidates. ■>■ P^^^^^ 'j ''^ 517: 
Donald H.. 593; Trapp. George U, 

J^l \:00;. number of candidates ; 
1 J H-iirelsteln, Herman ^^ .. 66S, 
passed, •'•,"•^^7, g'-;. Vert. Francis C. 
Morrov;. Marie C. ^•'*-^^'^- 
K11- Wilkie. Mar>;arel G., ouu. 
''vull cour'se, applied «.Men«; maximum 
mHiK.-i. l.iiMj; lu. ...... . c. 

'"B^lnv-^^t Superior .School.-Prclimln- 
arv course, Junior grade; maximum 
mirks. l.OOO. Number of candidates a. 
paaaed. 4. Porter. Georglana J . «*0. 
Grercn, Bessie. 632; '''"•m'^"- •''^seph b., 
608; tsmltli. Nellie E.. 557. 

Private Study. intermediate grade; 
maximum marks, 1,200. Number of 
cand. dates, 1; passed. 1. Davidson. 

Marsa>-'t "■ -^•' ''^''• 

Peacbland Centre 

Peachlan.l Hi^h School.— Preliminary 
.ourse. Junior grade; maximum marks, 
1 noo Number of candidates. 4; passed, 
r Gummow, Olive B., 684; Fersuson, 
IluRh A.. fi.-.O; Vivian,, Heroeri Vi ., 62.; 
Wlivie. Gordon W.. 568. 

Advanced course. Junior grade; maxi- 
„„„„ mark.s. 1,000; number of candi- 
a-iies :! passed, :(. Mclntyrc. Harriet 
K.. Git; Hu.ston, Alfred II.. 598; Brown, 
bula 1.'. 500. 

Full course, Junior grade; maximum 
;narU;~, 1, 200. Number of candldatca. 1; 
nnHSfl. 1 Guniinow. Uenjamln V., 675. 
Beveistoke Centra 
UevelstoU'9 niRli .School.— Prelimin- 
ary course. Junior grade; maximum 
marks 1,000. Numl^er ot candidates, 9; 
pass.d. 8. SItninonds, Kate. is;il : Sib- 
baid Kathleen, 730; Moran. MlUan, 684: 
lolmson. T.aura M.. 657; Dickey. .Sheila, 
f,-lfi- OorRon. Kdan <i.. 595; McRae. 
ChRrle:5 P.. 501; Ulndnmrk. Myrtle, 509. 
.\d vanced course, junior grade; maxi- 
mum mark.s. 1.000. Number of candl- 
ilales. H: passe.l. 13. Porter. Muriel C, 
71: Courslcr, llertxTt 1... 652: Hobbs, 
Bertha J.I.. '>l.i; ''aider. Doha'.J O., 83S; 
Vi-a'ier, I'Vederirk. «26: Tornlinson, Wm. 
V 607- Uniuliart, Gladys. 604; Pro- 
cunler V. IC. Irene. 597; Field, Mary E.. 
V»3- Gordon Harold F-. 589: McCarter. 
novisla« i^- ^^-'. TnPPliK. Alfred. 656; 
by tile. Frod B.. 518. 

Koasland .Centra 

i llos.iland high school — Preliminary"", J!i!!!o! . K''"*'"; max.m'.im marks, 
I. ion. Number of candidates, 9; paaii- 
,.il, r.. I'eters. Lucy T., 613; Gregory. 
(^,l>dys A.. 574; Stenson. Hilda E.. 671; 
Kreeman, Paul A., 538; Stanton. Mary 

1'., all. 

Aiivanced course. Junior grade; maxl- 
miun uiarUM. 1.000. Number of candl- 
.iate-T 4; passed, 3. King. Lilian E.. 
-,.IR; -vVallace. Hazel A.. 640; Trembath, 
Hazel M., B3S. 

|.-iill course. Junior grade; number of 
ean<liilates, 6; passed 0. 

Salmon Arm Centra 

Salmon Arm High School.— Prelimin- 
ary course, junior grade; maximum 
marks 1.000, Number of candldataa. 
5- passed. 5. Scales. Efne v., aaa; 
Wilson, Mary R.. 629; Campbell, Uaura 
M.. 606; Nossworthy. Emily M. L.. 564; 
Khlers, Mary O.. 503. 

Advanced course. Junior grade; maxi- 
mum marks, 1,000. No. ot candidates. 
6; faB«ed. 6., Wade Eva, 691; Grean- 
wood. George. 686; Lartlnen. John W.. 
ei5' Burrell. Agnes L.. 600; RelUy. Bv- 
j ■ n 522; Ivcna. Louise E., 5U. 

Full course. Junior Krade; maximum 
m«fks 1 200. Number of candidates. 2; 
pasaed 2. Wllcoj, WUltam A.. .03; 
Mackay. Ohrlstlna M.. «97. 

■nmrnarlacl Oaatca 

Summerland Ht»h Sohool.— Preltm- 
Inary course, Junior grade'. lAaximum 
marks 1.000. Number ot candidalor, 7; 

6&8; McAlohenir 

A-bsrcrsmtiis. WililsjP'? T. 

Kva M. 650; Bankey. Ira U. 648; Koran, 
Frank J 6 40; Shaw. Irene, 53»; Keast, 
Ituth C BS»; Kr«i»tio«. Marry, 5JI; 
Herd. Isabella J., 617; MuaUer, Ethelyn 
J., 612; Davlee, Kdlth M., 508; Thomson, 
Arthur C, 502: HhllHugford. RoxiiUe. 
601; Clarke. G. Krnc%t, BOO. 

lirllannia hlgli .school — Advanced 
course. Junior grade, rnaxiinum marks 
1000; number of canrtldBtPH L'l, passed 
U: Macintosh, Grace J.. 681; Hamilton, 

Tom. Reginald, 617; Ounn, Amy IC, HOI; 
Munro, Kll/alieth. 597; Munro, D. Hugh, 
5a2; Wrlglit. Leonard C, 591; I'chida, 
ToVe, 68 2; Shaw. Hazel J., 655; Mc- 
r>owell, Cliarles A.. 621. 

Full course, junior grade, maximum 
marks 1200; number of candidates 16. 
passed 9: Halpenny. Myrtle. 756; Terry. 
Ruth B.. 74S; i.eavens, Retta I., 735; 
Hill Annie G., 722; MacMillan. Glen 
A, 704; Hextmltti, Franklyn H.. 682: 
Smith. Mackie. ti:i5: Smith. Lena B., 633; 
Mcl-'rlmmon, May D.. 633. 

Advanced course. Junior grade, appli- 
ed science, innxlinum mark.s 900: num- 
ber of candidates 3, passed 3: Cameron, 
Humixh J., 5157; Uclsterer. Charle*. ' . .. 
5;i;;; cutler. ItodericU O., 526. 

King Kdward hit;li .school— i'rellmln- 
Mr.\- course. Junior grade. maximum 
marks 1000; numl)er of candldale.s 193. 
. -. ..-„,4 I'M- u*.o.»w Ulvelvn ...^ ~Ui\' T:iV' 
lor, Ivan M.. 769; Stewart. Beulali J., 
751: Riches, Muriel L., 714; Stewart. 
Aniile C, 722; I.'lelshman, Daisy, 705; 
Colbick, Melvllld C., 701; Walker. Vera 
A.. 607; I'eck. Dorothy 15.. 685; Bledsoe. 
Richard C, 692; Bootii. I''raneeH ]•:.. 691; 
Mclntvre. Annie, 6S8; Wilson, Harold 
A., 6S3; WriKht. Charles A. H.. C71; 

, «... •▼ . r\ CCQ' W^vnt^** f^^f\^^^ 

UHV llt-iiJ. Aioi»» j^ *---. -^ -- . * - —— — * — --«-.- 

Lovat. 667; Scott, Ruth AV., 666; Hol- 
i lo"''' ivrirjiii v.. 651 i COieo. H^i'lc, SOS; 
Ht^yfion. William. 656; Wool ridge. Fran- 
cis M., 652; Black. Marjorle, 047: Mc- 
Tavlsh," A'exander M., 646; Pi-att, Dorl« 
A., 643; Houston^ Dorothy' M., 641; SJd- 
nev. Edith M.. 640; Lord. Frederick M.. 
830; Stewart. Charles C. 639; Kennedy. 
Le.slle H., 628: Ste^wart. Lee R., 688; 
Tallows, Marjorle H., 626; Lord, WIW- 
lam R.. 623; Plm. Edgar H., 632; Gra- 

■iJ.,:" Niili -•;".Fira*iM?." 

>«m. Hiith. K18! Kvii n Hr g lingr. — *tfr 

frad v., •U; Callandar, Mary N.. 
811- Hackett, Elsla M.. •U; Mclntyre. 
Vera, «n; Hchelky, Gerald U. «J0; MJUe, 
Anthony U, «0m; Whyla. Fra^arlok. «8«; 
tlvenoeakl, Lonla 8,, 604; Lurrand, Fran- 
cis E., 801; White, Helen M., «01; Scott, 
Meaman M,. 600; Tollman. Urate- B.. 6i»8: 
McLean. Marorle J.. 6»6; Btfrplt. M*r- 
Jorle K, 6B5; Tollman, Gladys K.. &?!; 
Muddell. Vera, B»0; Bcarietto, Gladys M.. 
BS6; Crenshaw. Ellaabeth P., B8B; Baker, 
Ma/Jorle A., 68 i; Otxirgt. I'"r»nces I., 
B»l ; Easjon, Arthur A., 17S; Nwb.c. A* 
ciilbald B., 578; Walker, Maude H., 578; 
Duff. Duncan H., 675; Mitchell. Robert 
J 576; Welch. Vera A,. 574; Suggltt. 
Mav A.. 673; Lindsay, Charles, 687; 
Harpur, Reginald H., 686; Scott. Will- 
iam O. C 666; Morrison. Albert M.. 601; 
Fraser. Lyall, 583; Beard, Rudolpli W., 
662; Lltch, Eleanor W., 682; Phlllpa, 
Gertrude A., 660; Watson. Jennie J., 
566; Telford, Nell W.. 655; TJarton, 
(jeoVge «j., 556; Maynard, Margaret E., 
551: McHeffy. Jessie, 551; Sanders, n*r- 
nlce C A.. 648; Hope. Clifford 8., 646; 
O'Hear'n. Ellen M., 648; Simpson, 
Eleanor M., 545; Whitey. Paul N., 546; 
Itlchard-s, Russell J. K., 544; Robinson. 
C)rlllla. 541; Stuart, James !>.. 51!; 
Moore, Guy H., 540; Goodman, Edwin 
M.. 540: Blckell, Margaret M.. 537; Lald- 
law, Bessie l'"-. 5U6; R.lfel, Henry F., 
535; Ryan, Clarence A., 53 4; Bryson, 
n.%«wBn A.. 533: Grlminett, Almond M., 
532; Cornyn, Thomas. 528; Morgan. 
Gladys S.. 528; Buchanan, Allen, 527; 
Noble, MftybetT^ C, 527; Sheridan. Laura 
J., 526; Raferty, Rosalie A., DIM: Saun- 
ders, inorence M., 524; Buckcrfield, 
Kathorlne R., 523; Harnett, Mary B., 
523; McLeoii, Margaret A.. 521; Mc- 
Arthur, Helen M.. 518; Jones^ Ella V. 
M. 51?: HicitRj Mnry M.. 517: llobln- 
son, Cec'lle A. A.. 517; Conover. Wiiiiam 

»- -., . . vf '..„*«« t.....>f.v. I »i>^*.1 A« V. Ft 1 1 • 
*N.. an, y> v^v-****". . ^••' ^...*. ->-.- — - 

Roedde, Guatav A., oiO; Waddeli. Myra, 
510; McRae. Gustav. 508; Brown. .\nne, 
508; ^harp, Percy. 508; ,Weinrope. Saul 
A.. 508; Bownn, Gllve C 5UB; Moscrop, 
Ethel. 606; McWhlnney. John, 505; Trus- 
well. Grace K. 505; Wright. LeRoy C. 
BOO; Paterson. Madeline K., 600; Mc- 
Keen. Stanley S., 500. ".-...-Hii.'i ' 

King Edward HiKh school— Prellmln 


The D.WIS "PERFECTION" loc Cii^ar c...-,t a dollar, :t 
would be cheap to the smoker who delights in, a MILD AND 

"PERFECTION" is not a "stroke of good luck," « 
"chance" or a "caprice." 


There was a demand for a better toc Cigar— and S. 
able to meet the demand. 

Ability and e.xperience met, and the result was the "PER- 

A blend of the world',- choicest tobaccos. 


■grycDtiTse . ju nior — gra-tie.— ^w^^^nl*r^^l«i4-(- 
.-'-■•. ".„*csttnu?^ f n ' ^^■•t ' 1^1 f^oS. 1.^ 

i. UaVlS d£ 3U115 LIU., ITIUIlllcai 

Makers of the famous "NOBLEMEN" 2 for-a-quarlcr Cigar. 

Ii 1,1 • 1 \ Tiiii 

^ , t,;f , ;c ""^'^ ' ' ;vi?4i*"7 

$3.00 Each-"Expo" 

The new V€st Pocket Camera, convenient as a watch, 
takjes j»erfect pictures. 

? &.H-A-W B-R-O-S 

V^«niiig|ofi H01IM. 1004 Government St. The Antl-Tniit 


'^■ ■ ■• ■ • ■< f ' t f ' 



Adds Much to a Man's 

We have something new to show yoti. something just 
"a little different." something better than the best you 
have seen before in Ready Tailored (cirnicn^.s. It's our 
advance showing of 

.©mi's BlwB aaud 

We are showing this week advance lines of Men's Blue 
and Black Suits. These have just been received and have 
been made to our special order by the very best tailoring 
establishments in the land. They ,ire real works of art. 
have style points which appeal at once to the man who 
knows and appreciates good clothing. 

They are made from fine imported cloths selected by 
us, are sold under our own label at prices marked by our- 
selves and are personally guaranteed. 

Prices speak louder when you see the garments. 




Also Hats and Men's Furnishings 



Succeeeors to B. Williame ft Co.» Victoria, end Johnston, KAfoot « Co.. Vm 


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•«mUm>. jutw an. iftti 

■D OF L 

Notes of Interest to Trades 
Unionists Gleaned From 
Many Sources— Here and 

Amalgamatca Society Carr-ntcr* and 
Allied Printing Trail.-ii Council ... Snd Friaay 

Joln..T. ^nd .....i Uh Thursdayj 

Bakers anrl Cniifcotloners--l»t and ira son. 
Building Trades Council. 2nd and 4th Fridays 

Barbers in6 and i'.h Monday. 

BlacksmlthE l»l and 4th Monday. 

Boll.-r.uakera 2nd aad 111. TunBday. 

Boilermakers' Helper* 1st and 3rd Ihurs. 

Bookbinders •11" Thursday 

Bricklayer, 2nd and 4 th M""^»y« 

Bartenders Ist and 3rd Sundays 

Brotherhood o£ Carpenters and Joiners.... 

2nd and 4th Wednesdays 

Buliiins" JLaborer. and "°<i*^'^"o'fj"xiuiraday 
Cement wiirkVri' '.■.■.■.Vat' 'a^nd ' 3rd TUvm.aay 

(jlKarniBKers •'■'• ' ■ \ • 

Cooks and Walters. .. .2nd and 4th Tuesdays 

Electrical Workers 2nd and 4th iTldays 

Garment Workers l»t Monday 

Hodcarrlers and Building L.*''"'''"- • • • jl„. 
and and 4th Thursdays 

HorVe Shoeri ,....., 3rd Mo"<iay 

Laborers »,.>,.,.. .l»t »"* 3rd Fridays 

Laundry Work»«# .,..Ut and Srd Tuesdays 

Leather Worker* on Horse Goods 

;..'... l«t Monday at 8 p^m. 

i^onsTihoremen . .' Evoiy SlcSi^ay 

Letter Carriers 4th Wednesday 

r^ichluiau 1st aad Srd Thurg-i.'jy 

Marine Knglneers ....UoulUtV 

Moulders and Wednesday 

Jlnsicians l»t Sunday 

Painters.... 1st and Srd Mondays 

PrInUng TradA CouncJl Last Sunday 

Plumbers and Steamtlttera. .Svery Tuesday 

Prlntlns Pressmen 2nd Monday 

Shipwrights 2nd and 4th Thursdays 

Sheet Metal Workers. lat and Srd Thursdays 

Steam Knglneer* Ist and Srd Tuesdays 

Steam Fitters ....Ist and Srd Tuesdays 

Bt o n ee utt e ra . 1 1 n iii ■ » . ■. . ■• -a n d Thursday 

Ist Tuesday." 2 p. m. ;"3rd Tuesday. 8 p. m. 

Stereolypars Monthly 

Tailors .....;,.,. 1st Monday 

Teamsters ,..i8t and 3rd Frldaiya 

Typographical Last Sunday 

T. & L. Council — —Ist and Srd Wednesdays 

Theatre Stage Employee* lat Sunday 

Walters 2nd and 4 th Tuesdays 

Wood, Wlrft and Metal Lathers 

, 1st aud Srd Fridays 

Secretaries of Labor tTnlons will confer a 
favor upon the Labor Kditor If they will for- 
ward any Items of general Interest occur- 
ring In 'their unions to The Colonist. 

"TFli" Hid" star StMimatUp Company 
apparently ha* won lu nght axalnat 
the BtrUers at Antwerp, Uvlglum. 
One hundred and twenty docKera hava 
broken away trom Wie union and re- 
lurned to their work with the com- 

The Brewery Workers' Union at 
Winnipeg, organlzod oomu six months 
ago, seoms likely to hecoma involved 
In a Htrlke unless the brewers inaHe 
some concessions in wages and wont- 
ing conditions. 

A Cooku' atid Walters' union is one 
of the Ute»t additions in the labor 
world at WinnliTtg. As soon as ap- 
plicable tlie nieiiibershlu Intend to lest 
the law relative to "a tull day's rest 
following every six days' work." 

It Is grutltylng to note that the sug- 
gestlan of Labor News of a tew weeks 
ago, that New Brunswick have a I'ed- 
eruilon of Labor Is bearing fruit and 
the arralr will proDatily be luuiiclmU on 
Labor Day at St. John. 

The Gerniun Typogiaphla of Wlnnl- 
l)eg, Man., has secured an Increase of 
$li per week, while the men on ma- 
cliliies have secured one-half hour ro- 
ducHon 111 worlclnff time, 

Th(S ti«^ ugieeinenis over entered 
into between the Typographical lnilon 
and the publishers of Fort Arlnnr and 
l''ort WlMiam, Unt., have been conclud- 
ed. Au Increase of V- Per wcoli Has 
been aocureii. 

The number of women employed in 
Germany, according to the last atatl.s- 
tlcal data, is fl.iOU.OOU; l-'rance. (i.suu,- 
000; Austria, 5.600,000, and EnBland, 
D,3uo,000; this artat number being em- 
ployed In manufactures and trades. 

The Banda Mexlcana, known to the 
Musicians Union as the Feon Band, has 
been withdrawn frum Uio Xjuuo. i-'aiK 
in Deliver. The union men of the oUy 
"■"•'uses to "atronlze th? r?-'*'^ RTifl 
proved such a serloua injury that 
settlement was made wltb the ttocal 
Musicians' Union. 

The cornerstone of the lAbor Tem- 
pi© In Utica. N. Y., is about f* be laid. 
President Gompers has been invited to 
deliver an address upon that occasion, 
but owing to a previous engagement 
made for St. Louis on that day, he Is 

Attention Is directed to the directory o! 
unions printed at the head of this column. 
It there are any nilstakos In the mcrtlntf 
nights or locations, officers or members ara 
usked to send word to this paper. 

A local of the Cloakinakcrs' Interna- 
tional Union has recently been organ- 
iiieil al Winnipeg, Man. 

'I'hc laborers organized in iVlasslllon, 
Oliii), have been granted an increase of 
1 1-:; cents per hour. 

ThraA thousand waiters In iiarsellles 
have gone on strike for 90 francs per 
month and the right to wear mustaches. 
A iiunibGr of spinning factories in 
Portugal have been compelled to close 
down on account of the cotton spln- 
nirr.s' strike. 

.\t t:entralla. XI!., agreements have 
. l been entered into with the prlnl- 
i:.. securlnsr to the employees advances 
"6£ $1.50 to ?3 per week for all mem- 

Hudson (N. Y.) Brewery Worker.s 
.secured elKlit hours for six munlhH m 
the year and nine hours for me other 
kix niijiiths. Engineers also get an In- 
■ : ■ ■ t .s r 

l.i'-.i; ■;n!.-'n of the Intornatlonal Car- 
riage and Wagon Workers at Alilvau- 
kee, ai^er :•, S'hart strike ajjainst the 
Qpsn shop, reached an agreement 
all the men returned to work. 


Every Granule 



contains the foorl cicment.s 
that best sustain mental and 
physical vigor. 

"There's a Reason" 


Premos, cameras, Eastman'a Roll 



fiard's Photo 
Stock House . 

715 Pandora at. 
Phone R 1681. 


rz»«iioal Sleotrtolana 

Electric Conatructlon and Supplies 


ABOX nouMm, ttoobtb* 


Also a complete line of 

sujrrxxji, okatbb, txxiBb 

Phono 710 
Showrooms, 1319 Broad Street 

We Pack, Crate, 
Ship Furniture 

CaMBia^ Fvnitureand 

$j5 Y«t«» St. Pbiam 1665 



The Ladies* Garment Workers' strike 
in Cleveland, Ohio, has assumed large 
proportions. From information Just re- 
ceived practically all of the people 
employed in this class of work tre on 
strike, and are conrtdent and hopeful of 
an early, favorable conclusion of the 

Premier Fisher of Australia and a 
number of visiting members of parlia- 
ment of the overseas ilontinlons, con- 
ferred with the Home Labor party In 
the House of Commons Wednesday 
with the object of llnklns: up the labor 
movement of the empire by Interchange 
of views and news, visits and a peri- 
odical conference. 

Trades unionism is self help. Trades 
unions have broiigln much sunshine in- 
to the world. The good that they iiave 
brought has been varied. The good 
that they can do is limitless. 
agencies for alleviating the misery 
that abounds in the world can never 
be destroyed. — Samuel Gompsr-s. 

Practically every country on liio face 
of the globe realizes that an employers' ' 
liability and workmen's compensation 
law is a necessary adjunct to civiliza- 
tion. Word has just been received from 
Peru that President Legula has just 
signed what i.s known as the Peruvian 
Liability X^aw. 

The men employed in the metal trades 
In Syracuse, approximating .I.OOO in 
number, are in' negotiation with their 
employers looking toward the adoption 
of a new scale of prices. It is thought 
at this time that an amicable adjust- 
ment will be reached. The metal trades 
desire a raise of 10 per cent, nine 
hours a day. and Saturday half holi- 

President George L. Berry of the In- 
ternational Printing Pressmen and As- 
sislanla' Union, will be In San Fran- 
cisco during the convention of the I. 
T.' U. He is to lecture on Monday ev- 
ening, .August nth, sharing the honors 
with Superintendent Charles Deacon of 
the Union Printers' Home. 

The Toronto iron molders havn won 
their strike for an increased wage rate. 
The old agreement called for a mini- 
mum wage for molders of |2.00 per day 
and core makers of ?2.65 per day. Un- 
der the new agreement the molders are 
to receive $;<.10 per day and the core 
makers ?3 per day. 

There has been organized a local un- 
ion of Cereal MIM Workers at Free- 
burg. 111. An agreement has been sign- 
ed for a nine-hour day at 20 cents per 
hour. The product of the mill In which 
the members of this organization are 
to be employed are to use the union 
label on its products. ' 

The traveling salesmen. Insurance 
agents and collectors of Toledo, Ohio, 
recently held a meeting with the object 
in view of forming a union. Definite 
action has not as yet been reported, 
but it Is understood that those in at- 
tendance pledged themselves as favor- 
able to such an organization. 

Mr. J. D. Mc.Nlven of Ottawa, Do- 
minion Fair Wage Officer, and former- 
ly a member of Victoria Typograplilcal 
Union, and «t one time a member for 

. . ,, , , * u « r>..r,..( « r.1 .1 1 T rt ,r( o 1 n f 11 f** 

t.Tis cil.y in ••'•• J ro.i.*c.— ^-m — _.-.-. 
has Just returned from Prince Rupert 
and other northern points, visited in 
the course of his annual inspection tour 
taken In connection with the routine 
work of Mr. McN'lven's branch of the 
Federal Tx^partment of Labor, to as- 
certain prevailing conditions where the 
wage rate is nxed in government con- 
liact work. Complaints of evasions of 
the fnlr wage clause by contractors a^e 
very Infrequent Indeed, Mr| McNlven 

When the managers of the Leven 
Shipyard at Dumbarton .Great Britain. 
insisted upon the employment of non- 
unlonlsts, the members of the trades 

....4 — ... ^*^r^^f^tf^A at thn •wnrlcn null 

causing a closing down. The "open 
shop" policy has also caused another 
dockyard to practically suspend opera- 

The Union Trades and Labor Council 
of Buffalo, N. Y.,. hiva determined to 
enter the competition for the conven- 
tion of the American Federation of La- 
bor in 1912. Back of the council. It la 
stated, ara a number of civic organtxa- 
tlons. Active steps "nave already been 
taken to start the campaign. 

The strike of the Holyoke (Mass.) 
Shop Carpenters has been settled; and 
under the agreement reached the em- 
ployee are to have nineteen Saturday 
half-holidays during the coming year. 
This settlement came In the form of 
a compromise, but both parties to the 
agreement are well satisfied as to the 

King George of England was receatly 
petitioned by the unskilled laborers on 
his estates at Balmoral. Abergeldle 'knd 
BIrkhall for an advance of two shH- 
lings a week In their wages. The em- 
ployss, numb«r ■•▼enty, oonalstlos of 
roadmen, gardeners and foresters, as a 
result of their petition har* bean ad- 
vanced ona ahiUlng- per waak. * 

After a atrtka of Sir« weeVii against 
the Toledo tHort and RaBf* Company 
by tha StOTa MoonteiM. a aatlsfaetory 
sattlament haa baaa raaehad. ZnoraaMa 
on pleco work vanrta« trom 1 eaat te, 
U eaats liav«,k«fa Mae«nt4 a* wati a« 
aa InoraaM 6t 1* ewitii a^day ler dajr 

Union has Just won a victory Jn sscur- 
Ing an agreement with one of the large 
manufacturing flrma In New York. This 
Arm had prepared for a long flght. and 
had Installed cots In tlie shop, where 
they had Intended to house the strike- 
breakers. As a result of the agreement, 
the strikers have all been reinstated 
and granted a flfty-two hour week^ 

An ajireement "oeiwoca tlie UTother- 
hood of Railway Trainmen and tha Or- 
der of Railway Conductors, with the 
Norfnik and Western Railway, haa 
been reached, after conferencea extend- 
ing over quite a period. The agreement 
provides for a substantial Increase in 
the wage rate, and the adoption of a 
code of rules, which will materiaiay 
improve working conditions. 

James Simpson organized labor re- 
presentative on the federal commis- 
sion to Inquire into the merits of in- 
dustrial and technical education, has 
been tij Gioat Britain for the past two 
months. During that time he has man- 
aged to give consldeiablo publicity, 
through the Old Country Labor press. 
as to the labor movement, in Canada. 
Evidently, too, Mr. Hlmpson has be- 
come iiiipres.sed with the possibilities 
of the Indep^ident Labor party as ap- 
plied in ilie Old Land, and sees in Us 
methods and form of ortcunlzaflon a 
means of bringing the organized wuge- 
workcrs of Canada together pnlltieally. 
iT_j_„ A^»^ qJ Jul*' 1'. Provlnelrtl 
.Secretary H. E. young advises the sec- 
retary of the B. C. Federation of Labor, 
in reply to a letter drafted by the ex- 
ecutive commltteoai its last meeting, 
that the request for a provincial com- 
mission to inquire into the coal mining 
industry will be considered by the Brit- 
ish Columbia executive council at Us 

.«-_. _,, __.i_— rrrui- ,.,111 l« q',-1 nrnHo- 

bllily mean shortly after the return of 
H i Krf^miaT McSriile uiiu Atturuay^w an a r a i ., 
a Bo wee r from the old country. ',:" 7""" 
President Andrew Furueeth 0* the 
International Seamen's Union is work- 
ing to bring about tlie organization of 
a labor union which would involve the 
membership of 3,0O0,00Q migratory 
worker? who are scattered throughout 
the trnlted States. He has submitted 
a plan of unionism which would Intro- 
of an — urgunlzatimi — to- 

4th Annual Conservative Picnic 

At Coldstream, Saturday, August 12th 


Hobble vSkirt Race for the championship of B. C. 
Harem Scarem Skirt Race for ladies and gents. 

Queen Contest for most popular lady in district. 
Scotch Sports and Scotch Music. 

Grand Tug of War Open to the 5 Wards Trains at 8 and 10:30 a. m. and 2 and 4 p. m 

: " Speeches will be delivered by the Hon. Premier McBridc. 


du<*^ IBIB it i na of an 

Sanniei Gompera, proalueiU or th£ 

American Federation of Labor. 

An investigation made by Dp. ,A. H. 
Stewart, of Lawton, Okla., for a New 
York medical organization In regard to 
the comparative longevity of men and 
women finds that the women excel the 
men, 2500 of the 4000 centenarians in 
the country being women. According 
to his Investigations men are more like- 
ly to be geniuscF!. but there are fewer 
cranks and idiots Hinong ilie women. He finds that women do not die un- 
e.xpertedly as often, are not bald and 
endure more heat than men. 

By an order of Secretary Nagel of 
the Department of Commerce and La- 
bor, assignments of salaries of em- 
ployes to loan companies is prohibited. 
The practice of loan companies in the 
past in tippeaillng to Government oHl- 
clals to aid them in the collection of 
loans has been in existence for a num- 
ber of years, and has worked not only 
to the disadvantage of the Department, 

i ijiit to titO GTnp.oycs US V.'2*l. . !ll:S *^l~ 

\ dor affects all subsidiary bureaus con- 
nected with the Department of Com- 
merce and Labor. 

It is said that labor conditions in 
Switzerland are somewhat better than 
anywhere on the European continent, 
and the organized workmen relatively 
greater. The trade union mosement, 
however. Is not thoroughly united, po- 
litical and religious questions preclud- 
ing a complete unification. Keneflcial 
associations and other organisations. 

Vaii Will M^k^ V)^, in 90 Hav 

For Fv?rv ilfl Yoli Invest Now 

"•^ w » 

You Take No Chance Whatever 

based on religion, are common In «wlt- | 
•/erland. Of a total of 11,3, iflO organ- 
ie/.d workmen in 1910, only 67,31S were 
afnijated with the general federation of 
that country, the "Trade Union Asso- 
ciation." The railway workers liave an 
82 per cent organization, Memh(>r»hip 
is on the 

TXnloua Jnstified. 
There is no ciuesllon that, in the well- 
weighed wonls of John Mitchell, "trade 
unlonls'm hflw JiistlOe'l Its existence by 
good works and high purposes. . . It 
has elevated the standard of living of 
the .\merlcan workman and conferred 
;:pnn hirn .higher wasss and more lei- 
sure. It has increased efflclency, dimi- 
nished accldeiits, averted disease, kept 
the children at school, raised the moral 
tono of the factories." Much of the 
U'slslation by which the conditions of 
tlie laboring classes have been improv- 
ed Is due to the initiative of the un- 
ion.^. Beyond all that 
frightful deterioration of the Indus- 
trial classes which the large system of 
Industry set in deadly operation has 
been arrested, and the lot of the labor- 
ing man has been vastly Improved 
during the past seventy-five years. 
Even iiie "suhmerged luiilii" are living 
far more decently now than the aver- 
age mechanic was living tficn. Even 
Pittsburg in all its misery Is a para- 
dise compared with Manchester and 
Olasgow In th»- third and fourth de- 
cades of the nineteenth century. Many 
causes have wrought togctlier to pro- 
duce tliiw Improvonieiil, but the Stu- 
dents of social science agree In their 
Judgment that t!io most etilclent cause 
of thai iTiiproTSTTiCTrt hs:^ hctm the or- 
ganization of labor. It has enabled 
the working people to resist the pres- 
sure that would have dijgraded them 
and to demand and secure a fairer 
share of the wealth which their labor 
produces. — Kev. Washington Gladden. 
I.eliiiir« the Bnuls of Opportunity. 
The flrsl condition for goclal opportunity, 
which ronslsLs of frequent non( with 
an lncreii«lnsr variety of soolnl Influence!!, 
Is leisure. Ho Iouk a« one'n lime 1.? all oc- 
cupied in the mci-c getllnB of a living, the 
chance for kocI.tI infliUMicos to operate upon 
him. rvhi'-'h ore"'"*' now rlPHlrpn. In ImoowKl- 
lilp. Whatever IncrpHnos the draft upon the 
physical and nervouR erierglen of man mako 
hhn less susceptible to the refining, and 
^^ ^j.^ .4i.-^^*..-( . r. *>^£ stlmulfilin'*' f^P'l viii- 
garlzlng InfluenceB. it Ir ono of th« ehur- 
acterlsllc features r,f modern Industrial life 
that by Its dlvislcm iin'l Bpcclalliatlon of 
labor, It tends to lncrca»l* the intensity of 
the strain upon llu- nervoux oncrKlcs of the 
laborer. In no cnunlry In lh« world Is 
this fact mnrp pn-vMieol (imii Iri Arr»*^r,ra. 
The perslBtoncy with which. Indu.strlal en- 
crifles arc li^ter.sllliM In this rotmtr>- " havo 
come (o l>« almost regarded ar. .a national 
characteristic. It has becoinp a recognized 
fact by medical 8<'lence that tho flrsl stop 
toward remodyInK this conrllllnn Is moro 
lelRurp, more physical and mental repose, 
more and longflr periods oC relief from thn 
strain which the specialized Industrial life 
Imposes. This has become absolutely neces- 
sary for both physical and social reasons. 
Kor physical rcaaons, because It makes 
wholesome living and normal physical 
health possible, and socially beoau»e with- 
out It frequent soda! coniact Is prevented 
or thfi Bu»<-eptlblllty to the socializing 
flue'nce l« destroyed. The great 
lalKtrers are compelled to w«rk a) 
round under the same 

This is not a gamble nor a lottery propo- 


There is a noticeable absence of every 

element of chance. 

Todav. a limited numljer of shares is be- 
fore th(^ public in The British Pacific Coal 
Co., Ltd. at 50c the share. 

These sliares have a par vaUic of St each. 

On the morning of August 17th the price 
will be either advanced to 750 or ^i a snare 

This means that those who buy in at 50c, 
the present price, have a holding on the 
17th worth 75c or $1, at least a clear profit 
of 25c a sharc^ is guaranteed. 

No application will be received for less 
than 100 shares, which are available on 
such easy ttrms as loc a share cash with 
application and the remainder in three 
equal monthly installments. 

To buy 100 shares, the cash payment is 

The balance of $.|0 is payable in three 
equal monthly payments. You can handle 
1,000 shares with $100 cash and in twenty 
days' time your profit will be at least $250, 
before your third installment falls due the 
stock will be selling readily at $1. 

The shares in The British Pacific Coal 
Co., Ltd., represent a proposition to you 
which at the same time embraces the max- 
imum security and also the grcates,t pos- 
sible profits and forms a natural resource 

Coal is as staple as gold. 
The success and ()rosperity of "a nation 
depend on its fuel supply, its coal wealth, 
as well as the transportation facilities and 
money available to develop its many in- 

It is a conceded fact that so .soon as The 
Grand Trunk Pacific main line has been 
constructed to Prince Rupert city, its Pa- 
cific terminus, in less than 18 months' time, 
the thou.sands of tons of freight which will 
pass through the Pacific seaport and on 
board ship to all the ports on the Pacific 
Coast and to the Orient, must create an 
enormous market for fuel. 

i ills luc: rviit iinl 1.1111 1^J■ '•' .....^...» ..^... 

the mines nearest at hand. 

These mines are to be found on Graham 
Island, which is immediately opposite 
Prince Rupert city — 80 miles from Prince 
Rupert city by boat is situated the now well 
known and famous coal property controlled 
by The British Pacific Coal Co., Limited, 
which embraces an area of coal lands in ex- 
tent 8320 acres. 

This condition of affairs means, there- 
fore, that those who are directly interested 
in The British Pacific Coal Co., Ltd., have 
within their holding a proposition which is 
destined to be the most important factor in 
the fuel market of the Pacific Coast. 

It being an all-water haul from the prop- 
erty of The British Pacific Coal Co., which 
fronts on Skidegate Inlet, about 80 miles 
from Prince Rupert city, the coal may be 
laid down at this great Pacific port at the 
minimum cost. 

Readers know that Prince Rupert is 600 
miles nearer Japan than Vancouver. Prince 
Rupert will surely be a great coaling sta- 
tion for the Pacific liners. 

There is no reasonable doubt in the minds 
of shrewd, far-seeing business men that The 
British Pacific Coal Co. can be anything 
else but one of the greatest coal shippers in 
the North American continent. 

This is not a coal prospect proposition, 
but ratlicr a working property. 

The British Pacific Coal Go's shares are 
a bargain at 50c (the par value being $1) 
alongside many coal prospecting proposi- 
tions which are being offered to the public 
from time to time at smaller prices. 

British Pacific Coal will be a household 
word throughout the western portion of ■ 
this country, since the people will use an-,, 
thracite, where obtain^ible. in preference to" 
soft coal, which carries so much smoke and 

We have the engineers' reports to show 
the interested reader, prospectuses em- 
bracing details of the proposition and news-, 
paper reports of interviews with satisfied,, 
shareholders and officials who visited the 

$10 in cash is all you require to take up 
100 shares of The British Pacific Coal Co., 
Ltd., while the price is 50c a shau-e and 100 
shares is the smallest application that will 
be received by the trustee, T. R. Morrow. 

Mr. Morrow is well and favorably known 
throughout British Columbia, having re- 
sided'in the province for 25 years, is \vell 
known in the city of Vancouver to business 
and financial men, as a man who will guard 
the interests of the public in his capacity 
of trustee- 
Remember that on the morning of the 
17th of August, the price of the shares as 
held by Mr. Morrow will be advanced to 
75c or $1 a share, and that there is a limited 
block available from him today at 50c a 

Send in your application at once. 
Make your cheque or money order pay- 
able to the order of T. R. Morrow, trustee. 
Further information may be secured by a 
personal call or by mail. 

The Office of the Trustee is 604 Broughton St., Victoria, B.C. 

reluctantly admitted it had fallen away 
Ir. ins^y piTts =r Cntirlc. Tlicrs •vvrcra 
many reasons for this — one was that 
many young fellows have left t^te vil- 
lages and towns for the larger cities, 
while others have gone to western 
provinces, thus reducing the number 
that might have been In the game. He 
also thought that the intermediate and 
junior players wore being neglected, 
the attention being given to the sen- 
iors. Grounds were also hard to pro- 
cure for the playing of matches, and 
for this rfta'-on many hoys have taken 
to water sports and other means of 
enjoyment. The best way to Improve 
tiiw conuitiOii Wtt-B by «. un.bGK. cro&n.z- 
atlon of those Interested In lacrosse, 
and to see that meetings were held in 
nil towns for tho purpose of organ- 
izing lacrosse clubs, also to try and 
have officers elected In tJie controlling 
bodies each year, who, while ardent 
followers of lacrosse, were not closely 
Identified with any Individual club. He 
looked at the situation in a most hope- 
ful view, and thought that before long 
lacrosse would soon be the foremost 
sport In Ontario, as It formerly was, 
anA be truly considered Canada's na- 
tional game. 


mass of 
the yoar 
monotonous condi- 
tion. This Is made IndlspensablB by the 
very nature ot, modern methods In Industry. 
Under the factory system the laborer* be- 
coinl^ :»>»re wheels In a colossal machine. 
In which tho presence of *U 1* necessary 
t«» the efficient Ubor of any. Since the 
condltlrn* under which any considerable 
numtie.' of tha laboi-ers wwk. must neees- 
aarliy bs those of all, nothing oan incrs y e 
Uis Islaar* a«d«n!arfe the soclfi epporiu- 
•ttiea of . the laboring • classes whicb ^^ ^ 
not make a general redwitlOn Sf ths txiafs ■ 
of labor. — Oeorge Ounton. 


IhraaMMit Fomytm. of th« O. U A., 
la « hwMit tB««rft«w> theucbt th* gwn*- 
WM jMWi Tsrr will ia.. 'Vorofipk Imc 

Aldermere rtport!' the following 
lumber prices current In th«t section 
of the Buikley Valley: First class 
rough lumber, $25 per M.: «econd 
class, 116; matched spruce, $85; sur- 
faced spruce, $82; matched pine, $40; 
surfaced pine, $37; and ahlngles, $«. 

The French ayndloiiU tn whlph M. 
George* Barbey de Schlumberger and 
A. O. F, Francis atre promt»«nt, has 
l^archased a tmc* of tt,0«« aoret of. 
w|M Ian* W,tM wioial^ of JUteral. 
thit propelrty-^havliig^ao fol^ sofhg 
time held under *n option^ fnm tho 

A* a VWnit of a WMtlBf Jufi kcM 
In tl^is cUy. It hag been pmoticatljr ««. 
cMaA to nmmm th* opiK^Uat of 11m 

.i!l«-|i~*^M'*^\< * 

5 Per Cent. Is Ail.j|| 

For tht money ubvMlUthmitJ^'ittm 'Imjtl l *»' 


MM Tllflt 


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ViCiUliiA VAILa CUL02>il^i 

- TI. -*A 



The 1912 HUDSON 


"33" Touring Car— $2,300 Complete 

. TTTT-ncnKI "-jV' models for 1Q12 A large, roomy, five-passenger Touring Car, shown ab'ove^a smart Tor- 
There are four HUDSON 33 models tor \9^r- /; '-^ ^ ' comfort and a Mile-a-Minute Roadster which is speedy enough iQ 
pedo of long, rakish Hnes-a Roadster ^^/'""^"fj Jj!,^^^^*'^^ ^^ ^ t^^^^^ is $1600 complete, f.o.b. Detroit. ^ 

make a showing in. any amateur speed or ^^" ^^"^ "f J°" ^, J' Bosch magneto and storage battery, genuine Mohair top, with 
complete set ot curtains, ^"•'i,;;™^?^,^'^^ board, tools, tire repair outfit, etc. 


Some Extraordinary Things Have Been Done to 
Accomplish This Result— Come See What They Are 

The above is an illustration of the HUDSON "33' 
1912 Tourinq- Car. There are three other models— a 
Torpedo, long, low and snappy in appearance— a 
Roadster, handsome and comfortable, and a Mile-a- 
IMinnte car, fast enough for any amateur contest. 

This cut indicates as well as can be done by 
picture the great beauty of the car, which for the 
pa^t vear has'" been ihc most talked about automobile 
in \ni erica. It is impo.'^sible to show by drawing or 
photograph, all the improvements that have been 
added to the 1QI3 model. 

The best wav to iinderstand why it is a greater 
value than was'tlie 191 1 car, is to know what was 
done to produce that result. By teihng ym i'"'^^; YJ^ 
can appreciate thi. luw value more than would be 
possible either bv illu=.lration .^r by description. 

The Engineering IHoard -I the PIUDvSON Motor 
Car Companv is made up ^i the largest number of 
experts ever" employed l)y any one manufacturer. 
These men are specialists in many different branches 
'■^f automobile engineering. At the head of this start 
of experts is HoWard H. Coffin, the man responsible 
for the HUDSON "33." 

Before this board of specialists is brought every 
suggestion for the improvement and betterment ot 
HUDSON cars. Each of these experts has won his 
way by the work he has done. Each man knows 
sometlving which others don't know. Each has done 
something which others have not done. 


We have hundreds of letters from owners telling 
their experience with the •'33-" ^^'l^'^t they reported 
was tabulated and so when w^rk was started, wc 
had accurate information upon which to base our i)lans 
for the 1912 car. 

Each suggestion was thoroughly considered by 
the Board of Engineers. Then Mr. Coffin instructed 
these specialists \o do what they could to make the 
1912 car a greater value than w^as that of 191 i. Each 
■ man was assigned to some particular work. One was 
instructed to add to the beauty of the car. Anothcr 
devoted his time to working out ideas that would add 
to the convenience the car would afford to passengers. 


One man went to Europe to get ideas. He visited 
tl-,c leading factories there and attended the great 
Paris and London Automobile Shows. He Avanted 
to see how makers abroad were building their cars. He 
came back with a trunk full of notes. 

A specialist on carburction went into the labora- 
tories of the largest carburetor manufacturer and with 
the experts there worked out an improvg^l system, 
which has resulted in greater power and economy for 
the motor. So exhaiuitive .were his tests that he called 
in the chemists and experts of the Standard Oil Com- 
pany and had their assistance in dctermming what 
was needed for obtaining an increased efficiency from 
the ever decreasing quality of gasoline. 

Another man— trained by long experience for that 
special Kind 01 woik — g^vc lu.-? clcvwCv... ..j ....c--- s 
the spring action of the car. He tested many types ot 
springs. He drove cars over every kind of roads, lie 
exerimented with other cars to learn any advantages 

they might have. , • • 

The expert on factory management spent his time 
in the plant organizing his men, teaching them to 
build better. The man who had made a reputation for 
himself as a designer of special machinery worked out 
ideas for increasing factory efficiency in that direction. 

No work couUf have been more complete than that 
which these men did. 


Then Mr. Coffin called them all into session and lor 
days the suggestions of each expert was submitted to 
the consideration of his associates. In this way many 
additional ideas were brought out. No suggestion 
was accepted that did not meet with the unanimous 
approval of the Engineering Board. U there was any 
doubt about the value of any feature, it was tried out 
by actual tests on cars built especially for that purpose. 

Then the first 1912 car was built and all the ideas 
adopted were proven in a service ten times more severe 
than any one would ever think of demanding of his 

car. , . , 

The result of all that careful, accurate planning and 
testing under the inspiration of Howard E. Coffin, is 
the KJ'1'2 HUDSON "33-" 

You might conclude from this that the car is total- 
ly different^ from that of last year. As a matter of fact 
however, there has been little change in the essentials 
of its design. In a few places the simplicity of the 
original model has been made even more simple. A 
few more parts have been eliminated and a great deal 
has been accomplished in the way of smoother, quieter 
operation. The 191 1 "sS' is famed as being as quiet 
as any car ever built. 

This year sound has been made even less notice- 
able. . . 
It is difficult to compare the new car with the origi- 
nal. But you can at a glance at the car itself, note 
some of the changes that have been made. 

The equipment is of a much better grade. If you 
Avill ride in the two models you will observe the 
greater motor flexibility of the 19 12 car. ' You can 
see an increased value 'in the quality of upholster- 
ing, in the higher grade painting, but you cannot so 
easily appreciate the improvements that have been 
made in the quality of materials, in the fineness of the 
metals and the character of the workmanship. 



The above comparisons have all been made with 
the 191 1 HUDSON "33." 

It would not be so difficult to show the grel 
value of the present model if it were considered in 
connection with any other automobile that you can 
buy under $2500. 

Last year the HUDSON ":>,X' established such 
a mark for its simplicity, power, sturdiness and gener- 
al value that it won its way wherever buyers gave 
close attention to its details. ^ _ ^ ^, ^^ 

TcopUt in all sections bought the HUDSON "33 
l)ecause it was designed by Howard E. Coffin. Most 
of these buyers were i)ersons who had owned cars of 
his earlier models. They knew from what he had 
done before what to expect from his latest car. 'Ihe 
first day the HUDSON "33" ^^'^s put on sale orders 
were taken bv dealers throughout the country for 
087 cars. These were bona-fide sales that were made 
without, in most cases, even a demonstration. 


At the close of the season there were orders on 
hand for more than 2.000 in excess of the number we 
could build. bA-en before a single 1912 model was 
shown dealers had deposits in hand from their custo- 
mers who thus had assured themselves an early 
deliverv in the latest model. ' . 

These are important indications of what car it is 
best for you to choose. Nothing quite so thoroughly 
shows the value uf an automobile as the way the pub- 
lic takes to it. Its sales in any one locality would 
indicate very little. Consider what it has done 
throuo-hout the countrv, however, and you have the 
net expression of many buyers. HUDSON cars are 
successfully operated over every kind of road. Buyers 
chose the "33" because it proved to be the car best 
suited for all needs. As all sections are using the 
"33" it shows it is ideal for every requirement. 
The world wide demand for the HUDSON "33" — 
and that statement is emphatically true— is a positive 
proof that it more nearly approaches the i'deal car than 
was ever before offered at less than $2500. 

We urge all who arc competent to do so, to thor- 
oughly investigate every detail of the HUDSON "33." 
But wc caution those who do not intimately under- 
stand automobiles, their needs and the development 
that has recently been made in the way of simplicity, 
not to attempt to judge values in that manner. 

Nothing is quite so dangerous as a little knowl- 
edge. It deceives the buyer and often results in his 
.selecting not the best but the poorest car to be had 
for the money. 
We believe all makers are building the best cars 
they are able to build for the money. Competition 
guarantees that. But willingness to furnish good 
quality does not assure that that is being done. Skill, 
experience and an efficient organization is necessary. 
Ml engineers do not possess the same degrees of^ 
■ IS-*>Cr Wcperience. Capital will? buy modern^ 

machinery. It will secure the besfOf materials, but 
it will not'always get the best engineering brains. It 
cannot even get the best out of the brains it can 

employ. Genius works only when it is associated with 
geniu*; and workmen do their best only when directed 
by a recognized luaster. ,,7- 1 

Design is the basis of all good value. Without 
that, the car is only partly right. All experienced 
automobilists know that. Everyone in the trade 
knows Howard E. Coffin to be the greatest designer 
of automobiles this country has ever produced. Every 
one in the business knows equally as well that the 
organization which controls the HUDSON Motor 
Car Company has built all the cars Mr. Coffin has 

designed. r r^ cc 

Each of these cars was a leader untib Mr. Coffin 
made it less desirable by the production of a car more 
modern and of consequently greater value. 

Millions of dollars have been put into HUDSON 
cars by experienced buyers, just because of their confi- 
dence in the designer, the engineers who are his assis- 
tants and the company and organization that is build- 
ing the cars. These buyers have asked for no details. 
Expert as some of them are, they have not depend- 
ed upon their own judgment so much as they have 
been influenced bv their knowledge of the men who 
are responsible fo'r the HUDSON "33." 


If you accept that suggestion and then look for a 
car of reputation, just remember that standards of 
values change and that consequently the car you 
thought well of a few months ago, may now be selling 
at a lower price because the more modern HUDSON 
"33" has established a new era in motor car designing. 
You will naturally want the latest. Then don't be 
influenced too strongly by a low price, or by the state- 
ment that the motor is bigger, or other claims that 
are intended to obscure the main point of simplicity. 
If your car has all the power you will ever need to 
use, that is all you need to consider. If a car can be 
obtained at a hundred dollars less than that at which 
you can get the HUDSON "33," then look for the 
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spring. Many Hudson dealers have booked orders 
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St John's-^Angilcan— Matins: Organ. 
Prelude; Venlts. Hundle:; Fsalma tor 
80th morning. Cathedral Psalter; Te 
Deum, Burnett;; Benedlctus. Burnett; 
hymns, 340. 2tO, 172; Kyrie, Tours; 
Gloria Tibl, Bul-n*lt, organ PosUude. 
Kvensong: Organ Prelude; Processional 
Hymn 198; Psalm for 30th evening, 
cathedral Peft*'--: <^nl»^«' i^^^^.^*!!: 
Deus Mlserealur, O*" ■•»"*''•'!'■ \fi" 
Alpha and Omega" (8talner>. b«» «olo, 
Mr Ernest Polch>; hymns. Jl*. -!U. 
Amen Burnett; Vesper. Burnett; organ. 

''"he" Rev. H. B. Gray, D.D.. will preach 
In the morning, and the R"^;..^-/ . f. 
Ard In the evening; subject, 'Why Are 
We Protestants'?" 

8t. Jamee— Anglican— Rector, B«v. •»• 
H S Sweet. Holy Communion at 8. 
Matins, Litany and sermon at It, Itven- 
Bong sermon at 7. The music 'ollovvs 
Organ. Voluntary; Venlle and PsalmB. 
Cathedral Psalter: Te Deum, Woodward; 
Bonedlctus, Hopkins; hymns, 4, ^«». 
289; organ, Voluntttry. Ev ening: Oi- 
gan. Voluntary. PMalm«ia(M|»e*ral ^,,' 
ter;. Magnificat. ThompHon. Nunc Dlmlt- 
tiB. Felton; hymns, 278, 227, 28; Vesper 
Hymn, Tliompaon; orj(an. Voluntary. 

.St. BK-rimbaa' — Anglican — Corner of 
f-^-,i( «r>-**i nmi Caiudonla avenuc. Thci-e 
will be a celebration of the Holy ISu- 
charlBt al 8 a.m.. Matins at 10;nO 
Choral Kucharlst and aernion al 11 a.m., 
Choral Evi'iisotiK' at 7 p.m. The rector, 
Rev. E. G. Miller, vvlll be the preacher 
for llie day. All .seaus are free anil un- 
apijroprlatnd. The arraiigemMiis 
are a.s follows: Morning— Organ, i:i:i- 
c^urn*..- Wdmlerer. GrlcK; Conununion 
Service. Maunder in G; Hymn.s, 410, 2 4 'J, 
•Mx-r. Offert'jrv Anth?"^: Flizu:i;rald: 
in b, IS. Li. Asniord. EvcniM« — Ors;ur., 
Nunc DimilUri, SI. .lohn; organ, Postluda 
I'cital PreUiiie, K. L. Ashford; Psaluis, 
cathedral Psalter; Magnificat, Mactar- 
ren; Nunc DlmlUis, FeUou; hymns, 4(it;, 
637, 1; Offertory Anthem, i«'ilzKeruld: 
Vesper, "I Will Lay Me Down in 
Poace": organ, Marche Trlomphale, F. 
J. Harper. 

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Victoria, VanoouTsr (flva ofllcaa). Prlnea Rupert. Harelton. Enderby, Ver- 

noB and Nanalrao. 

InlarMt Attcwarf an OapMiU 

t«« Baak tea Atanta snS Corr»n»«adanta in all elUat Of tiSjpert- 
MoTtf^attt CMM4S, tlM trsHM BUtaa. tha vxam KtsBiwa* 
«» CosUtHnit «f ■««>»• SB* «*a »lttl«l« Colonla^ „ .^ ^ 

A.E.airittte M^uugcrVtetcvkBrifidi. 

pp)»wM|iMpiii»»pi»ii i ii I I ii)ir i i » i| i i iii 'n i tii iii i iiii i^ ^ irm •" i m" 

Wast. Rucior, icev. H. Cont:fit, Cathe- 
rine -street. Holy communion, 8 a. ra.; 
MorninK Prayor. U a.m.: Sumlay school 
2:,10 p.m.; Evening Prayor, . P.m. In 
the oveninK llie addrefis oi> 'T '«,"V""^ 
of the EvanKoltcal Revival' will be 
iriven On Thursday a social gaUurinK 
of the congrogation and friends viU be 
hold in temple's hail. LanRford street, 
at'g p.m.. in connoetlnn with the tw.nitl- 
cth atmlversary of the consecration of 
til,, .-hurch. All parlshioner.s past and 
prps.M.t and t'.-.sir f;i*nds are cordially 
Invited. „, ,,, . ^ 

Roval .Tuhilee Hospital— Thero will be 
a cf'lehrallon of Holy Comnniniou at 
s a.m., In addition to the regular Church 
of England .service at 3 p.m. 

Ksuulniail— MctliortlRt— Hcald « hall, 
corner Esquimau road and Constance 
avenuc. Service-, at 10:30 a.m. and , 
V m at which the pastor will preach. 
Sunday school and adult Bible class at 
■2:-M). 'Prayer meeting on Thursday at 
S o'clock. , .„ 

T«:-tr.-.ii.~.l'.!an MethodlHt — Corner tan- 
do'ra" and Quadra streets. Pa.stor, Kev^ 
T. E. Holiing, B.A. Paraonase. !•!« 
Johnson street. Special preachers for 
tlie day: MorniuB. Rev. W. A. Cornaby. 
WlianKhai. China; evening. Rev. J. C. 
Kwltzer. B.A., the newly appointed pas- 
tor of Wesley church. Vancouver. Orr 
der of services: 10 a.m., class meetlnKs; 
n a.m., public worship; subject of ser- 
mon "Directions for Vse." Organ vol- 
uniarv. Andante Con Molo, A. Guilmant; 
anthem, "Be Joyful," Morey: hymns, 
27 "Come, Thou Almighty Klnpr"; Gl. 
"Father of Everlasting Grace"; 417, 
"Come Thou All Inspiring Spirit." 2:30 
p.m.. Metropolitan Sunday school; 2:4^ 
p.m., Belmont -Avenue Sunday school; 
7:30 p.m., public worship. OrRan vol- 
untaries. (a> March in D, Townsond 
Driffield; (b) Allegretto (5-4 time). 
Townsend Driffield: (c) Slumber Sons, 
Town.send Driffield. Anthem, "Eear 
Thou Not." Benion: Solo, "The Penitent," 
He Water (Miss .Sherrltl): organ post- 
hide, March in D, A. Guilmant. All are 
cordially Snvited. Strangers and visit- 
ors specially welcome. 

8t. .Andrew's — Presbyterian — Corner of 
DougbiK and Brouphton streets. •'Ser- 
vices will be held al 11 a.m. and 7:;10 
p.m. The pastor. Rev. W. Leslie Clav. 
IV \., will he the preacher for the day. 
Stran.gers made heartily welcome. The 
musical selections are as follows: 
MornlnK — Organ, "Meditation in D 
Flat," Guy Michell; Paalm 23; anthem, 
"I Was Glad": hymns, 189. .SOI, 2G3; or- 
gan, "Offertoire in 1> Minor." fiuilmant. 
Evening — Organ, "Four Lyric Pieces." 
Grieg; Psalm 26: anthem, "I Will Feed 
My Flock." Bridge: hymns, 215, 435: 
solo, "Hold Thou My Hand," Brlggs 
(Mr. J. O. Dunford): organ. "Grand 
Marcli Processional," Francis O. Strong. 
. 8t. I'aul'-s — Presbyterian — Victoria 
West, corner Henry and Mary streets. 
Rev. Dr. MacRae. pastor. .Servlce.s at 
11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday school and 
adult Bible class at 2:iO p.m.. Y.P.S.C.E. 
al 8:15 p.m. Strangers welcome to all 
Bessions. Rev. T. W. Mills, dean of 
Westminster hall. Vancouver, will con- 
duct both services. 

Knox — Presbyterian — 2025 Stanley av- 
enuc. Rev. Joseph McCoy, M.A., minis- 
ter. Sunday a?.TViceB 11 a.m. and 7:30 
p.m.; young men's class, 10 a,m.; Sunday 
achooi and teachers' training classes, 
2:30. Music follows: Morning — Psalms 
67. 35: anthem, "Lead Me, Lord," S. 
Wesley; hymns 389. 227. Evening — 
Psalma 17. 12; duet by Misses McLaren 
and Howell: hymns lOS, 868. A very 
hearty welcbme is extended to all. 

First — Presbyterian — Corner of Blan- 
chard and Pandora streets. Rev. Dr. 
Campbell, minister. Services at 11 a.m. 
and 7.30 p.m. Adult Olble class after 
The forenoon service; Sunday achool at 
2:30 p.m. Strangers made welcome to 
all the meetings. 

Tab'ernacla — Baptlat- 'Corner of Fftlr- 
field road and Chester avenue. Rsv. F. 
T. Tapscott, M.A., pastor. Maywood 
P O , phone F2»4B. Sunday aohool meets 
at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m. the pastor will 
preach on "Pharaoh's Compromises." In 
the evening a baptismal servRe will be 
held. In the B.Y.P.U. on Monday fven- 
Ing the theme will be "Church Polity." 
The usual cordial Invitation. 

Burnslde Mission— Baptist— Douglas 
road, north. Flower Sunday. Special 
services will be held at U and 7 o'clock. 
The pastor will preach on appropriate 
topics, and a solo will be fcung In the 
evening. An address on "Flowers." wUl 
be given at the achppl at 8 o'clock. A 
cordial Invitation la extended to all, es- 
pecially to yoking people. All attending 
are requested to wear a flower. 

Flr»t — Baptist — Temporary building 
corner Tales and Quadra «tr««ta. PubUo 
worship at 11 a.m. i^id 7:S0 p.m. The 
paator. Rev. John B, Warnloker. will 
preach. In the evanlnc the aubjact wilt 
be "The City of tha Oraataat Kvent In 
History." this balng tha concluding aer- 
mon of the aeries «n "Flamoua Cltlea of 
tha tPVorld." Tha Sonter aehoel.wltli 
tadiar nuiatfaa* uid man'a Baraca ciaa«> 
es imnailiately after the raoralim aw- 
^•ica- mm VWtorla "Wfat and RtiTHflfa 
•flaalani aohaala at 2:19 i^M. Tha mfd- 
«'aak aarvtoa of tha oll«ire|i and youn* 
iMapla for prayar nit«,|Hr»iaa oa tktuni- 
V||fkiBMittal<HM>tl»tr<!»rt«r «r Vnm>- 

evening, 7;«0. "When in Rome Do As 
the nunians Do." Sunday school and 
Bible classes for men and women, 3:80; 
prayer service Thursday, 8 p.m.: ad- 
dress by the pastor. i>»8tar's residence. 
the Manse. Fsrnwood. Strangers wel- 
come at all the 9erYlc#«. Seats free. 

Choir leader. Mr. Fred r"»';""i„°I^":- 
1st, Hiss Flossie Wood. Mornlng-^r- 
gan. "Holy. Holy. Holy"; hymn 397 
"From Every Biormy Wind''; organ 
hymn 339.- "Jesue, .loy of I>«Un« 
Hearts; hymn 561, "Spirit of Ho»n»«» • 
nrg.n ICv.nlna— Oritan; hymn .iBB, 

"Come. Gracious" Lord"; anthem. "L.ora, 
For Thy Tender Mercies' Sake. war- 
rant; organ; hymn 366, "Love Divine , 
hymn 425, "Bland Up for Jesus ; orgam 
First— Unitarian— A service wm be 
held this evening at 7:30 in the Uni- 
tarian hall, 1«3« Government street 
(old P.O. building). Address by Rev. 
Sidney Llndrldge. B.D.: subject Ihe 
Quest of Truth." The object of the Uni- 
tarian movement Is to offer a church 
home to those who believe in the fre.;- 
rtom of reason and conscience in re- 
ligion. Visitors are cordially invited to 
attend our services. AH Unitarian read- 
ers of the Colonist who are not mem- 
bers of any other church are requested 
to communicate with M)r. Dlndridge, 
address P. O. Box 1372. A pamphlet oii- 
Utlcd "What Do Unitarians Believe, 
win be mailed free upon retjuesL to the 
secretary, P. 0. Box i:!7 2. 

Grace English irot'i^-ran — -Corner or 
Queeii's avenue and Hlanchard Hlnet. 
Services will be held a.s follows: Morn- 
ing service at 11 o'clock; subject or 
sermon, "Fundamental Facts"; evening 
."service at 7:30, auhjoci, "Tho Cluirch 
Attending to Its Ilnrvest." The bun- 
day school meets at 10 o'cloclt in tlie 
morning. New scholars may enroll at 

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v'l'ccs" "riev. WilTiam C. Drahn, field 
sccruiary ui" Fttcl'iu oyr,."\., pat;-j.. 

St. Paul's— I.uiheran — Mears street, 
between Quadra and Vancouver. Sun- 
dav services at U .' and 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday scliool at 10 a.m. The morning 
service will be in German. Subject of 
aernujn, "The Material in the Service of 
the Spiritual." l';n,%'UMh devotional ser- 
vices in ihe eveulni,'. Sultject, "Faith." 
The 1-adles' Society will meet Wednes- 

at th e h tt tne - 

dTrrr^A-mcu-Sl •>. &l 3 ■p.m. 

.-H^ l«li#1nMl%^1rMa« mmr^ ^ 

of Mrs Van Horel, EsauimaU. i?Cran- 
eera and friends are bearlily welcome 
at our services and meetings. K«v. 
Otto O. M. Gerblch. pastor. 

Cliurch of Our Eord— Reformed Epis- 
copal—Corner of Humboldt and Blau- 
cluinl streel.s. Services at 11 a.m. and 
7 T> m Rev. Thos. W. Gladstone will 
preach at both .services. Morning sub- 
ject. "Now, David ran through a troop, 
and leaped over a wall." Evening 
"Compromise." Morning— Organ, I're- 
lude. Beethoven: Vetiile. at set. Cath- 
edral Psalter; Te. Deum XXXIV., -Mer- 
cer; Jubilate XIV., Mercer; hymns 311, 
3011. 32H; orKan, Postlude, Marchant 
Fvenlng— Organ, An Air from 7th Sym- 
phony, Hariln; Psalms, as set. Cathedral 
Psalter; Masnll'lcat 11., Mercer; Uuiu-. 
Dimittia Vil., Mercer; hymn 55 1, 335, 
hun« 3, Appendix, dS7; Doxology, XVI.: 
or^HU, Allegretto, J. Slainer. 

First — Congre.^'ational — Pastor, Itev. 
H. A. Carson, B. A. Divine worship at 
11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dr. Lester L. 
V.'csi, of Everett. W'HKh-. who has been 
preaching in Vlctoriu for llie last month 
will conclude his stay in the city this 
week. He will preach at both services 
today, and Victorians are given a hearty 
invitation to hear iiim once more be- 
fore be Koea back to his home in Wasli- 
Ington stale. Dr. West will preach in 
the mi. riling on the subject, 'The Love 
of the Daw," and will speak at the 
evening service on "The Strenuous 
Life." Good ."dnging at both services. 
Strangers, visitors and frienda wel- 
come. At 2:30 p.m. the Sunday school 
as usuai. Graded classes for the chil- 
dren and adult cia.sses for the grown- 
ups. Monday evening the Young Peo- 
ple's Society of Willing Workers will 
gather for an outdoor meeting at Es- 
iiuimalt. The nienujers will leave liie 
eity from tlio street car terminus on 
Governing street at 7:30 o'clock, and 
an enjoyahlu time is anticipated. Ail 
are welcome. Tuesday at 7 p.m. Troop 
A of the Girl Guides will meet for life- 
saving drill. Tiiursday at 8 p.m. the 
prayer meeting as usual, to which all 
are Invited. Friday al S p.m., the 
choir practice. 

Apostciic Fa^ilii Miaaion — Meston'B 
hall, opposite Salvation Army citadel. 
Broad street. Meeting at 2 p.m. All 
welcome. So collection. 

Spiritual Society — Service will be 
conducted in large hall, upstairs, 
KnJBhls of Pythias building, corner of 
Douglas .«!treei and Pandora avenue, by 
Rev. B. F. Austin. B.A., D.D., pastor of 
Plymouth Spliltiial churcli, of Roches- 
ter, N. y., at 8 p. m. Next week Dr. 
Austin will deliver lectures under the 
auspices of the society In the new b'or- 
estcrs' liall on Broad .«itrcet, near John- 
son street, the last of the series to take 
place (.n Friday evening, August 4. A 
cordial invitation is extended to the 
general public to attend the entire 
course of lectures. 

First Churcli of Clirist, Scientist. 935 
Pandora avenue. Services at H a.m. 
and 7:30 p.m. Sunday school at 12 
noon. Testimonial meetings, Wednes- 
day evenings at 8 o'clock. Subject for 
today, "Love." All are welcome. 

Psychic Research — Foresters' hall, on 
Broad .itlreet, at 8 o'clock. Mrs. Leia 
D. Combs, vice-president of the Stale 
Spiritualists' Association of Washing- 
ton win lecture. Me.s8age.s after the 
lecture. Public most cordially Invited. 
Watch Tower Readers and Interna- 
tional Bible Students — Room No. 5. Lee 
Building, corner Broad and .Tohnaon 
streets. MeetingH at 3 p.m. and 7:30 
p.m. AH welcome. No collection. 

Christ church cathedral — Anglican — 
Seventh Sunday after Trinity, holy com- 
munion. I a.m.; matins, litany and ser- 
mon. 11 a. m. ; preacher, tha Lord 
Bishop; service. Oak Bay school, 4 p. 
m. ; preacher, the Dean; evensong and 
sermon at 7 p. m.; preacher, the Dean; 
matins, li a.m.; organ, Andante, Spohr; 
Venlte and Psalms, as set; Te Deum, 
Simper in O; benedictus, Barnby; 
hymns, 44, 416, hot; AUogretti, Tonrs; 
evensong, 7 p.m.; organ. Pastorale, Guii- 
maut; proc. hymn, 619; Psalms, as set; 
Magnificat, Simper In F; Nunc Dlmettua. 
Simper In F; hymns, 436, 417, 412; 
Amen, Newkomm; Rec. Hymn, 416; or- 
gan. Interlude. Duns tan. 

Oak Bay— Anglican— The Very Rev, 
the Dean will hold a service in the 
achoolhouse, Oak Bay. at 4 p. m. on 
Sunday afternoon. It Is hoped that all 
those Interested In the church In Oak 
Bay will attend. 

Centennial, Gorge road — Methodist — 
Services at U a. m. and 7.80 p. m. con- 
ducted by the pastor, Bev. A. Hender- 
son. Morning subject, "An Unexpected 
Retmlon"; evening subject, "Joseph's 
Matrimonial. Venture'; Sunday school 
and adult Bible classes at 2.30 p. m.; 
midweek prayer eervlce TKursday^aven- 
Inc at «. Mualc for the day aa foUows: 
e. m.. anthem, "Far from fhelr Home,' 
-Viroodward; p. m., anthem, "The Radiant 
Morn." Woodward; »olo. Madame Ban- 


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CatJiarlwa mM Wrtaon aliPWtt: n^^. 
JaMaa A. Vood. pastor; aartiaaa *t Jl 
*. m. «n« l»o ». «»! aai^ea at ••«»» 
by the choir at 7.16. the pa*tor , wtU 
By«»eh tn tJia motnin* *nd tha •«»». Dr. 
SSar in Vt^* •*mn»f JM^j»^i 
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that we are headquarters for Wir-dow Shades and Awnings. Estimates rheer- 
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maximum marks. 700; number of candi- 
dates. IS; paitsed, 14; Appleby, Oncar E.. 
481; Leitch. Catherine A., 4«9; McDon- 
klil, MM.t>«: K.. 483; BucitcrAcM, Anna S., 
452; Maradon, Philip S.. 445; Macdonald, 
Helen. 422; Fitigerald, Maud 1., 421; 
L«ickson. Marjorlo I.. 408; Leomoney, 
l-«slle. 394; Judge. Lillian F., 888; Mac- 
artney, Amy T., 381; James, Etiiel, 380; 
Bcolt, Anna, 373; Harvie, Mabel. 367. 

King Edward Hlffh school — Advanced 
course, junior grade, maximum mark, 
1,000; number of candidates. 123; pass- 
ed, 81; Taylor, Kdna M., 862; Bunn, Ray- 
mond S.. 760; Stone, Clifford E.. 752; 
Hatch, E:iUabeth A., 742; Thompson, 
Clausen. 737; Uawson. Duncan McD., 
70!t; Carr, Nina M., 702; Murison, 
Charles A. P., 698; Chapln, Folrence B., 
698; Spear, Norman P.. 609; Letson, 
Harry F. O.. 688; Berry, Edward W., 
671; Weir, George W., 671; Gosse, 
nichard. 670; Wilson, Harold E., 
669; Fessaut, Emma, .663; Ireland, 
Aldyth M.. 669; HerrlU, Gerald H., 651; 
Rosebrugh, Josle P., 649; Jeffrey, Tresy- 
lalr R.. 643; West, Lester B., 643; Mal- 
hern John E., 63 2; Dempsey, Violet H., 
630- Duncan, K-'Hil^^n P., 629; McLelan, 
AHan^ g" \V., 626; Bow<;r, Mabel, 625; 
Hatch, Marlon, 6-3; Curran, William A., 
620; Warne, Fern(% 620; Campbell. Wil- 
liam H, 620; Hurst, ThoniHS, 618; Heth- 
erln^ton, Francis B.. 617; LeMessurler, 
Ernest. 614; Mclnlyre, Wiiliam, 614; Le<^. 
Annie W., 610; McNeill, Irene J.. 609, 
Clarke. Joseph K., 694; Warne^ trank. 
594; Kouthcott, JaiiicB i"- '—■ ^"'V 
Holmes. Albert T. F., 588; Brundrett, 
... coi.;. n.__„J!j_ Ja.r.!o U.. OSS L f^'-'-- 

Pae''mrda"M..T80;"'scouse, Jeanette S.. 

A White. Edward M., 573; Jones. 

l-rancN H., 571; Duthie, Nellie. 5.0. 

10., 567; Morrison. Loyle A., ^bl- M»J''^- 
Margaret K., 561; Hutcherson. Winifred 
K 555; Maxwell, WllUam F.. 55o. Mc 
Ardle Amv, 553; Caulfield. Norman R.. 
-^ff-^tlcr^-»tfHe. l a, W -- /l^' " " ,"': T 

VV 546; Lee. George K.. 543, McDonaia, 
if'ssie M 542: McMlUan. James A.. 54-. 
raaf^ Marjoric I.. r.38; McGown. 
T^i KIT- McPheraon, Grace Jii.. 
I^^Tc^^K^^eth 0^34; ROSS, Wanaa 
U 531. Tribe. Jonathan, 531; Champion, 
Pv'i M 531; Laldlow, Kathleen N- =-/• 
fiva 10... ooi. rncklne Edyfhe 

L.eckle, George A., •"»• ''°'':'"^V r^ 
-, 526; Shearman, i-.ustace ^••/'-"' 
noyd, E.sther. 521; Lambert Noel D-. 
U2 Rogers, Kathleen 510 G°dfie>. 
Howard. 503; Carson, Ernest C =.iO, 
-handler. Dorthy G., 500 

King Edward High scln..,l— 1 uu 
•ourse junior grade; maximum n^aiks, 
i:^rnLhor of -n^Hdtao. 39^pa^ . 

l\S,'jossie M.. -33; ThreUa,.. R.g-.nH>^ 
,1 710; Trembach. Barbara ^-; "»• 

r^^ale, A^chil^ald C 657; Matters. 
H-red P., 653; Hall, Pf-'-y ^^^^ *'"■ 
- nU-« Mver 639; Huggett, George K, 
■^T Bar? Nettie Z., 626; Noble, Alma 
b'62^ Ru-ell, Cleland, 626; Cameron, 

"Sr^Edwa^'- High sehool-Juni- 
grace, advanced course. connnercUU. 
maximum mark., l-^^"' """^J^'Greta P 
dldatcs, 9; P»«««^- "• ^ ^'^''«^' K^^aev^' 
, 590; Noxon, Muriel G 58. Samlers, 

May B., 566; Attwood, Edith H., 5o4. 

Junior grade, api^lied science; maxl- 
' mum marks, 900; number of «vnd'dates 
:• passed, 6. O'Dell, Henry H o54 
U-atts, Harold N., 529;, Posebrugh, 
Hharles R.. 523; Davld.on. Edward S., 
[,03: rnicbesnay, De. St. Denis., 502, An- 
derson, Claude \V., 487. 

Junior grade, full course, applied 
science, maximum marks, I.IOO; number 
of candidates. 3; passed. 2. Doiclge Er- 
nest L., 655: Blowey, James C, 63j 

Bridgeport Superior school— Prelim- 
inary course, junior grade; maximum 
marks. 1.000; number of candidates, 13, 
passed. 5. Abernethy, Jean B 62o: 
I anovillc. Christina. 612; Lynesa. Edith 
M., 571; Cook, Wilfred C, 552: Rees, 

Ida A., 500. ^ .. , 

Haney public school — Preliminary 
;ourse, junior grade, number of candi- 
antes. 1 ; passed, 0. 

I adncr Superior school — Preliminary 
-curse. Junior grade; number of candi- 
?atrs, S; pa.«sed, 2. Cederh^rg. Olga E.. 
BB2; Pybus. Martha E.. 511. 

.'\dvancfcd course, junior grade; num- 
ber of crindidiites, 1; passed, 1. Lan- 
ning, Mabel, 620. 

Full c:ourse, junior grade; number 
urdldates. 1; passed, 0. 

Maple Ridge public school — Prellm- 
Inarv course, juniur grade; number of 
cand'datc3, 3; passed, 1. Hampton. -\1- 
ma. 551. 

Matsqui Superior school — Pi*eliminary 
course, junior grade; number of can- 
aidatcs. 8: passed, 2;. Watson. Campbell 
H.. 546: Goodchild. Catherine. 526. 

Mission Superior school — Preliminary 
course, junior grade; number of can- 
didates. 5; passed, "4. Henry. Ivy E.. 
675: Mnnson. Catherine S., 606: .Vpds. 
Kathleen N. O.. 622; Tunbrldge. Milii- 
cent O.. 511. 



The new home of the Union club of 
Victoria is to occupy the lot on the 
northeast corner of Gordon and Hum- 
boldt streets, having a frontage of 

3 4r. feet on tiordon street and 125 feet 

4 Inches on Humboldt. It will he a 
handt^ome building of four storeys in 
hclglit of brick and tcrra-cotta. The 
two lower storeys will contain the club 
rooms proi>er while the two upper 
storeys will contain 48 rooms for mem- 

The building will he entered from the 

Gordon street front by a flight of gran- 
ite steps leading to a large terrace !t0 
feet in length from which will be ob- 
tained an un'jhstrufted view of ttie 
Empress hotel groumls, the Parliament 
buildings and the- harbor. l-"rom the 
terrace one enters a vestibule and a 
spacious foyer, which in turn leads to 
a large central lounging room, 50 feet 
long and twenty-seven feot wide, lighted 
from above by celling liglita of leaded 
glass. In the rear •f this lounge is 
placed a large billiard room accommo- 

dating six English billiard tables, ;il!?o 
lighted from above. 

On the Humboldt street front the ar- 
chitect, Mr. Loring I'. Rexford, has pro- 
vided a magnincent reading room 90 
feet long and 33 feet wide oft which in 
the shape of a projecting bay will be 
located the silent reading room— a spe- 
cial dancing floor will he provided in 
this main reading room, which may at 
times be used .i ; i iiiH r'.'n.u— the tirst 

floor will nlso contain a bar, 
and the necessary boat room, lavi lories, 
visitors' rooms, etc. 

The dining room will be located on 
tho ground floor and will b'-' opproaehe 1 
from the first floor by a iriacnlflfcnt 
staircase in oak. provision la also 
made on this floor for a ladle---' jarlor 
and dining room with special entrance 
on Humboldt street, .-.n.i a private din- 
ing room with sv>eclal entrance on Gor- 
don street. The large foyer i-n the 

ground will communicate with four 
large card rooms. 

The kitchen services will be spacious 
and modern in their enuipTiunt and will 
communicate with a yard 25 feet wide 
to the north of the l>'iildin,c-< with drlv- 
way. where tradesmen's wagons may 

The entire building will be fire-proof 
constniclion with re-inforced concrete 
frame, and will be iienutlfully finished 
in the interior in ".lardwocd. It will 
cost In the neighborhood if $200,000. 

You Cannot 

' The way things are going 
now, make a better 


than a Property we have 
had listed with us 

In Gordon Head 

We can offer the whole 
Ranch or Portion of it, with 
or without the House, almost 
to suit any Purchaser. 
There is a Good, new Scven- 
Roonied House, not 

An Old Shack 


but a Comfortable Modern 
Dwelling. .There are Sev- 
eral, .^Kcres of Strawberries, 
a Peach Orchard, a Ghcrry 
Orchard (Olivets), and an 
Italian Frunze Orchard. 
There are over a Hundred 
Young Hollies planted out. 
Beautiful Building Sites pre- 
sent themselves along the 
Two Roads on which the 
Property fronts. 

At the Price 

nf iRxaco an acre, for which 
\ve can offer this Beautiiui 
Place as a Whole, or of $iooo 
an acre, 

At Which 

Detached Portions without j 
the H-mtf*e caii-be soldr - | 

j We Are Offering j 

I a snap to either Homeseeker 
or Speculator in 

This Property 

Grogan & Crook 

188 Pcm'berton BuUdliMr 



Stanley Mitten Opening 
Offices in the Board of 
Trade Building 

There are many licople in Victoria 
who take a lively Interest In building. 
Intc.lor decoration and architecture 
KChcraily. These will receive the news 
thai Mr. K. .Stanley Mltton is opening 
studios here with a great deal of plea- 
Bure. .V«80clated with Mr.' Mltton In 
the local management of what Is al- 
ready a flrmly established business 
vtth far-reaching ranilflcationB. i.« Mr. 
Herbert T. VAMiitehead. who has had a 
very wide architecturHl training and 
f urfaf deal of practical experience in 
hatidllng all kinds of architectural and 
r(V"i»rucl.]on work both In the old coun- 
try and Canada. Mr. Whitehead, with 
hl.-« famllv. Is taking up his permanent 
reoldenee In thl» city. 

No firm in Canada Ih so full'' quall- 
f\«{ll to deal with hlgh-elas.^ residence 
work, offlce blocks, apartment houaes, 
lifttcla. etc., And this fact Is so well 
Known that anv further comment |» up- 
neoeneary. Many of the most attrac- 
ttv» and Substantial Btructures in Van- 
convw. Westminster, and to say no- 
ihtnt of nomerotw other western cUIcb, 
ate pernjarent 'wUHMse* of the merit 

of It* wtiku • ^ , 

Ihl«#^eirtin«r |)hoto?r»pha. piano and 
•ketoKi* «re tt> b» ««n at the Btudio. 
wbefa k\\ Intereated in these everydsy 
arte »n« n«j«iatO«i wUl be welcotaetl 
to rlvm them. In thla connection it 
•««in» mmwit «up«rB«otw to point out 
ktki $il ««•»«»• ««* prepared tinder 
tiw «Mf«wnii(f «>P«r«i«>on 0' ^^^ ">: 
WfM «i|« Mr. WUtebMuL 

Advanced course, junior grade: max- 

irtiuni miti tvM. x.Uuy, ti\......n. -.. — 

dates. 6; passed, ii. Ketcheson. Laura 
M., .'■>58; O'Keil, Margaret A., 545; 
Catvhpole, Gordon H., 544; Whistler, 
Henrietta K., 527; Dunn, Marrle B., 

I'^ull course, junior grade; maximum 
marks, 1.2UU; number oi candidates, 2; 
pa.ssed. 2. Portsmouth, Kathleen M., 
703; Verchere, Marie, 661. 

St. Ann's academy (Vancouver) — 
Preliminary course, junhir grade; max- 
imum marks. 1,000; number of candi- 
dates, H; passed, 3. Owens. Laura M., 
618; Coughlan, Mamie, fcOO; Fowler, 
Alice L. K., 595. 

.Ndvanced course. Junior grade; maxl- 
pium marks, 1,000; number of candi- 
dates, >■: passed, 3. I>lm, .i^nna M., 675; 
Hmitixson, JSlartha -T-, 621 ; Stack, Flor- 
ence, 53."!. 

I'ull course. Junior grade, number of 
Candida I e.s 1, pas.?ed 0. 

Pilvate study — Preliminary, 
junior grade, maximum mark.*" 1000, num- 
ber of candidates 3 .passed 2; Pater- 
son, Ellen 13., 630; Rap, Douglas If.. 526. 
Advanced course, junior grade, max'- 
muin marks 1000; number of candiiiatis 
2, passed 2: Borland. Agues K., SUU; 
Starret, Eleanor, 500. 

HTorth Vancouver Centre 
.Vorth Vancnuver high school — Pre- 
liminary course, junior grade, maxlmui.i 
marlrs 1000; number of candidates 10. 
passed 9: Melville. Hester V., 7 15; Mn- 
Niilr, Lilian E., 670; Eraser. Violet S., 
657; irampbell, Isabel M., 652; Bennett, 
.fames L., 624; Heard. Annie I.. 592; 
Talcott, Norman K., 576; Townsley. Will- 
tam A.. 570; Woo-i-s. .Tohn J.. 602. 

.Vdvanced course. Junior grade, maxi- 
mum marks 1000; number of candidates 
1. passed 1: Lawrence, (^harles A.. 611. 
I'U'll course. Junior grade, number of 
candidates 2, passed 0. 

' Vernon Centre 

Vernon high school — Preliminary 
course, junior grade, maxinnmi marks 
1000; number of candidates 3, passed 
5; r)eM))ard, Mavcub C, 6S4; Bunting, 
Lillian M.. 637; Brown, fan R,, 601; 
Hlghman, Winifred A.. 515; Milne, Helen 
M., 502. 

Advanced course, junior grade. ma.\l- 
mum marks 1000; number of candidates 
3. passed 3: MacKinnon, Katherine P.. 
676: McN'ary. Earl i.'.. 620; Macquarrie, 
Janie^ H.. 512. 

Full, junior grade, maximum 
marks 1200: number of candidates 1, 
passed 0. 

Victoria Centre 

Junior Grade N'C. P. 

Preliminary course 145 97 

Preliminary cource commercial 11 4 

Advanced course G2 42 

h^ull course 13 * 

Advanced <-ourse commercial.. 12 7 

Benior s'I'j"' * 

Leila A.. 592; Burrell. norothy G., 501; 
Tc;..:...:-, Uiiir.a. II., 591: Irvine. .F-Obert 
\V.' 588; Clarke. Hurry. 587; Winterburn, 
Winnifred, 584; Harman. Muriel, 578; 
Mitchell, Edna L,, 578; McDonald, Gor- 
don R.. 578; Hastie, .Marion B., 576; 
Marling, Samuel E.. 572: Hopkins, Har- 
old .r., 572; Hay, Dorothea .1.. 569: Ames. 
(\irol H., 5G4; McCallum, Eric E. N., 
562- Lyons, Keith, 560; Wootton. Ed- 
ward A.. 557; Watson, Violet, 554; Bossl, 
Olgu H. 553; Flitton. Charles N.. 5.)2; 
Erampton, Mary 1.. 550; Floyd, Thomas 
S 549: Marling, Helen L.. 549: Terry, 
llace, 549: Copas, Edwin O.. 543; Harle, 
Edith M.. 543; Cameron, .lamea L-. 641, 
Bailey, Lily J.. &40: Aird, A>Uhur "VV 
537; Hansen. Henry C, 5.J4; IMojd. 
c'laudc H., 533; Kinney, Katherine B., 
533; Coppock, HuBh S.. 531: Davies. 
Violet M., 529: Pottlnger, Jamcn M 
5^; Neave, Hidncy, 52G; Dorman, \V a - 
lace K. 524; .Spalding, Marjorle H., o24; 
Wong, Benjamin K., 519; Weller, George, 
515; lilnton. .Nelson t;.. nlO. 

Preliminary course, junior grade, 
commercial; maximum marks, .00. 
number of candidates, 11: passed 4. 

Jackson, Glady^ ^^-/•'f >''" " Kinl" 
10 465; Kutledgc, Jeail i).. 4.-... i^.m„. 

Margaret K., 369. « 

Advanced course, junior grade; max- 
imum marks, 1,000: number ..f candi- 
dates, 60; passed 41. Stevenson, John 
C 852: Richards. Edgar C, 738: Droder, 
Cecil, 700; Bonsail. Marjorle, 696; 'loiid, 
Ian '681- MacLean, Hugh G., 676; Em- 
' Claude E., 657; Honans, Janet L., 
Honing, Stanley A., 650; HalU- 
Daisy C, 645; Ledlngham, Roy T.. 
Beattle. Mildred. 641; Browne, 
<;atherlne. 836; Miller. Etta R.. 6.35; 
Ledlngham. Gladys M.. 630; \ouill, 
Lionel S, 624; Harman, 
Dickinson, i'lorence H 
Jennie, 5 93; Moir, May 
Allan. 588: Hamilton 

1. ! 

number of candidates. 1; passed 
Holmes, l^oris C, 763. 

HI. .^nn's academy iViil'rim) — I're- 
limlnary course, Junior grade; maximum 
marks. 1.000; number of candidates. 4; 
passed, 4. GiireM(!lie, Maria T.. 652; 
.Sehl, Kena, 630; Garmus, Matilda R., 
522; Whilely. Louisa. 517. 

Advanced course. Junior grade: max- 
imum marks, 1,000; numl)er of candi- 
dates. 2; passed, 1. Burns, l<'lora H., 

Full course. Junior Kiade; number of 
candidates, 2; passed, .1. , 

St. George's schc'd iVUjtoi'la) — Pre- 
liminary course, junior grade; marlmum 
m)irl,-«. i.O'^O; i umlic r of candidat.JS, 1; 
passed, 1. Scott, Anna. G.. 615. 


(C'nntlmied from PuRe l.S.i 

6 41 

Violet S.. 617; 

614; Inches, 

E., 588; Clark, 

Clirfstlna, 5'79; 

Grant. Edna. 577: MacEacbern, Lftrna 
M.. 572: Tait. Marjorie. 568; Yates, 

Robert. 5B6; Sprinkling. 
561- Johnson. Gladys M., 
Erma C. 563; Chrow, 
Beattle, Margaret. 552; 
A.. 550; WiUe, Roy L., 

Ri)->ford G., 
556. Scssford, 
Milored, 562; 
Gerow, .Mbert 

545; Walker, 

evening the Epworth League will meet 
on the parsonage lawn to enjoy .eames 
and refreshments and to become better 
aciiuainted wltli Hie r--.v members; 
Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock ^he 
Ladles' Aid society will meet at the 
Gorge for a picnic; Thursday evening, 
prayer and praise service. 

_. r.., ....<„_ ^r-T^-- C'ladel P.rnad — Non-denominational — 7 a. m. 
knee drill. 11 a- ni- Holiness meetlnrS- 
:; p m. Sunday school, 3 p. m. praise 
meeting. 7.30 p. m. Salvation meeting; 
rmbllc meetin.t;s during the week on 
Monday. Thursday, Friday and Saturday 
at S p. m. These meetings will be con- 
ducted by Capt. XeL-'on. T^leiii. Reld and 
locals of the corps: Mrs. I-a^r will give 
a Salvation address on Sunday evening; 
^.^.^ryhi^rjy is wslconie to these meet- 

A public lecture will be given at 62o 
M'chigan street (private school) at S 
p ' m. todav by Jno, Wm. Lind.iuist; 
subject "Science of Truth" with dem- 
onstration devotional as authorized by 
the Lord and published by the Illum- 

Cc:isus I.l«t Xo Close On Aug-ust let 

It lias nov." been definitely ;in- 
nminc-ed by the department at 'H- 
l^.wa that all returns fjr the cen- 
sus all- to t>e in by the 1st of 
AuguKi -" liial after that date no 
further names can be recelve<1, 

It is not of course known how 
thoroughly the enumerators have 
covered the ground, but there is 
no doubt, judging by former experi- 
ences, that a con,«lderahl« number 
of people will probably be omit- 
ted from the count unless they 
come forward now and register their 
names. It is scarcely necessary to 
say that it Is most Important that 
this city should show the population 
\>hlch it Ik entitled to show and 11 
would indeed be a matter for regret 
that owing to numbers being misse4 
by the offlciaH the city should fall 
short of its proper quota. This is 
not to be taker, by any means as 
;;. vpllectiou on the capacity of the 
said offieiaiP t" carry out the work, 
but it Is a well recognized fact 
that under the wysteni In vogue it 
Is impossible to obtain complete and 
accurate returnc. It is therefore 
hoped that all citizens and residents 
of this city whose names have not 
yet been taken will lose no lime 
in notifying Mr. Thomas J. Hick. 

Silver Canadian dollars will be coin- 
ed at Ottawa before the year ends. 

"Good Health" magazine, has started 
from Tia Juana. Mcx., on a motoring 
trip througli to Vancouver and thcnco 
on to the Arctic circle. 

A South Vancouver milkman has 
been fined $50 and co.sts by Magistrate. 
Shaw for wilfully injecting raw am- 
monia Into the eye of a dog. Tlie 
proHocutlon was initiated by the S. 
P. C. A. 

Tlio Roman Catholics of Port 
Moody have awarded a contract to 
S. Pariiiettc of Fra.ser Mills to erect 
a luindsome new cliurcli for them. 

The B. C. Teleplione Co. will erect 
a handsome block at Kami oops. 

Col. .Stevenson, the veteran explorer 
and prospector, discoverer of the Re- 
public camp, has again taken the trail, 
this time to locate if possible the fa- 
mous Stevenson Lost mine in the Can- 
adian Simllkameen. 



Total ..244 166 

Victoria High school — Preliminary 
course, junior grade: maximum marks, 
1,000; number of candidates, 139; pass- 
ed. 92; Gordon, Eric E., 822; Gosse, 
Henry R., 795; OMeara, Robert S.. 760; 
Hard wick, Mary H., 760; Lyons, Norman, 
746; Chan. Guy F., 745; Kinnalrd, Mar- 
ion P.. "15; .Vrmstrong, Clara M., 718; 
Greenwood, Besnie, 702; Jonen, Rose, 701; 
Erench. Charle.«i M.. 699: PoUock, 
Thressa, 694; Jackson, Ella J.. 692; Ban- 
nerman, Madge V.. 682: Baxter, Thomae. 
681- Colbert, Margaret V., 671; MUler. 
Gerald S.. 666; Litchfield, Richard W. 
R.. 661: Dutol. Evelyn, A.. 680; Kerr, 
Forrent, 660; Robertson, AgiJen K.. 656; 
Pauly, Qabrlelle Y., 65S; Cutler, -wmiaro 
R 651- Sargent, Beatrice H., 648; Gor- 
don Ina H.. 63»: Burrell, Frances J., 
638; Johnson, Arthur B.. 636;. <?ameron. 
William A.. 638: McDouc*IV JEvi M^. 
630; AJbhouee. BUM.l>«th. '27; HoUM. 
Stanley. «27: Spencer, Rvan D.. »": 
Ro«. Alice A.. «2«-.^«"»*'«";,^»*"n:i 

H.. 617; ArchlbaJil. L|iura M.. «»<^ •*^«»;^*' 
Bdward !>.. »13i Kndwlei, Phjrpla C 
6i«: Chew, David. «18: Schai-MltinWt. 
Daphn*, •!«►; Norman. Anirie 8.. mj: 
smith. Florence 1.. «•«; t^*'^^!^'"* "!= 
Todd, Arthur. 6»»; Drury. BrtaJW'.. M4. 
Caae. 'Victoria. »»*• Balktn'rne. H»m1 ».. 
R!i4: MltchaU, Miiy, 6fl; l»ll«r,.ArHrtw 
H-, «92: M*. GiarwM* R. »»«; C»rw»ii» 
* ) 

Malcolm G.. 643; Oranes. "'^/bert H 
r,4->. Jackson, Katie M., 538; !• ort Rob- 
pr''H 536' AVIlllscroft. Beatrice. n22; 
Dumbl^ton. borna K.. 520: f^^^ 
Alexander W., 519; Frampton. Dorothy 
N.. 515. 

Advanced course, junior gra.le. com- 
mercial: maximum marKS, 1.100; num- 
ber of candidates, 12; passed. 7. hkel- 
ton. Hugh F.. 758; Watson. Lillian G.. 
707- Lamphere, Maud P., 670; Morris, 
Hilda 600: Cummins, James. 575; Flett, 
Florence M.. 570: Webster. Maude, 558. 
Eull course, iunior grade: maximum 
marks. 1,200: number of cindldates. tO; 
passed, 4. WlUe. lOmma A.. 860; Hunter, 
Violet T.. 749; McDIarmid. Neil H., 718; 
Buss, Anna I , 67« 

Private study— -Preliminary course, 
junior grade; number of candidates, 1; 
passed, 0. 

Full course, junior grade; number of 
candidates, 1; pnsifed, 0. 

Senior grade; maxlmur^ marks, 1,100; 


Propoeal to Join XTnlted Mine 'WorkerB 

Xa Voted Down by 'W^eatera reder- 

atlon of lUnere 

BUTTE, Mont., July 29.— By a vote 
of 200 to 95. the Western Federation of 
Miners. defeated a resolution fa- 
voring the surrender of the charter of 
the Western Eederation and as a whole 
going into the United Mine Workers' 
organization. President Moyer de- 
clared that a vote for that resolution 
would be a vote to disband the fcdera- 
lion and lose its identity in the body 
of the United Mine Workers. Atten- 
tion was called by Mr. Moyer to the 
fact that the federation is affiliated 
with and has a charter of the American 
Federation of Labor, and thereby also 
has an affiliation with the United Mine 
Workers through the connection of the 
latter body with the American Federa- 

The vote was taken by rollcall, 200 
delegates voting against the propo.sal 
and 95 in favor of it. The supporters 
of President Moyer In the convention 
were much elated over the result, as 
the Issue was clear cut as between the 
supporters and opponents of the admin- 
istration, and a naro'uer of delegates 
predicted that Mr. Moyer would be re- 
elected president. 

Steamer Sunk at Boqulam 

HOtJUIAM, Wash.. July 29. — The 
steamer San Jacinto from Hoquiam for 
San Francisco wilh lumber, ran into 
the rocks on the -south jetty while 
ing out over the Gray's Harbor bar 
yesterday dnring a fog and was sunk. 
No lives were lost. 

The building plans of the Nanaimo 
Athletic club have been formally ap- 
proved by the members. 

Success is already assured for the 
nrst tjoiumbia Valley Fall Fair, to he 
held at Golden on September 18-19. 
Arrangements are being made for 
tne aispmy oi aii mc o..».i«t»iv,. ...•- — 
at the Athalmer fair, which rates im- 
mediately preceding. 

Tenders are invited for the purchase 
of a Saw Mill on Port Simpson harbor 
twenty miles from Prince Rupert, and 
75 miles south of Stewart, capacity, 
twenty thousand feet per day, which at 
small expense could be increased to 
fifty thousand. Property consists of 
2 1-2 acres with 300 feet frontage on 
harbor, a two storey mill building 50 x 
152 feet, boiler house separate 35 x 
40 feot, blacksmith's shop, and six 
houses. There Is an ample supply of 
water under good pressure. Two tim- 
ber limits on Observatory inlet esti- 
mated to contain 40 million feet of No. 
1 timber. These limits are easily log- 
ged and towage is good. One Crown 
granted claim, on Worka Canal estimat- 
ed to contain 4 million feet of timber. 
It contalurt 155 acres. The machinery 
consists in part of: 1 No. 3 De Loach 
mill with top and bottom saw, 1 100 lb. 
Waterous boiler guaranteed for 150 lb. 
B.C. test, 1 13x14 Inch Waterous en- 
gine, 1 9x13 Johnson engine, 1 30-lnch 
three saw edger, 1 Duke lumber trimmer, 
1 cut-off saw, 1 Paragon planer, match- 
er and moulder, 1 Waterous log haul, 
i Johnson shingle machine capacity 25 
thousand per <lay. Full particulars will 
be furnished by the underslgnsd, who 
will receive tenders up to the 31st Aug- 
ust. The lowest or any tender not ne- 
cessarily accepted. 

Victoria, B.C. Assignee, 

Flewln & Sons, Ltd. 




Battery St.— A good 6- 
rooined modern house on 
full-sized lot. Price for 
a few days ...?3,500 

Ontario St.— A nice, level 
lot, 60x120, close to Os- 
wego St. Price for quick 
sale ?1,800 

Niagara St.— Close to 

Menzies St.: a fine bmld- 

ine lot. Price on terms, 

h 92,100 

Battery St.— A nice build- 
ing lot, all fenced and 
level. Price ... ?1,800 

National Realty 


Phone H65. 1232 Gov*t S^ 

New Homes 

•Johnson St., 6 room*. ■■w fi'M'ft 
Oak Bay Av., 8 Toom*...m,9^<fi90 
Pa/idora Av.. 6 room» . . . . . .fSjMO 

Woodland St, near Moaa. 

6 rooms 

Pembroke St.. nr Shakea- 
peare, 6 rooma 

Dalby & Lawson 



The Fort George Trading and Tim- 
ber Co. contemplates the early Instal- 
lation ot an electrie light pSaat fW 
the new Cariboo capital. 



' ■><4k 

Woman's Safe Step to Better Looks 

|8 not hard to find. If your eyes are doll— if your »kln is »Ilow, or your 
complexion muddy t if you have no roses in your cheeks, do not bother 
with co«metic». Don't risk harmful drugs, det good, rich Wood in your 
Toini* and then you will have the bright kx>kB «od charm of perfect health. 


•fewonderftilaWt to women »od women's look*. " !<«' •^Jj^^l'S^Tr 
if you ue P»Je, WW* and not up to the mark-yoor itoiMch ud org»at 
of digWitioB aod eiiniloatioD are the eaose. 

BtmdbumH Pllli ijrwrect fcuHs. They will help yoa *• «««J»»fK: 
fttan and •cHt« khloMMl and Mgukr bow«2A— to fineedoai **^" "l^r*"* 

Shov liie Rii^ Way 


I will sell hv Puhlic Auction, at the Municipal Office, Royal Oak. on the 
followrJi drscrlhed propef(y. If taxes and costs thereon are not sooner paid. 


day of a«pl*m1»r,^ Mil, «| Ij 


rttf .luly, 1911. 


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I.!t6 acres . 
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If the paper is not delivered tele- 
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The news every morning at fifty 
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the monthly subscription. 

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•uni^y, July 80, 1«11 






rtJBLIC NOTICB U harehjr «lv«n 
that, undw th« aulhortty contained In 
Metlon in of the "l-^nu Aci." u icKula- 
tioii hM b«en approveil by the I^teuten- 
.nt-aov«ntor In Council fUlnif th» 
minimum •«!• prloM or nrit »nd acc- 
ond-cl»a« land »t flO »nd 15 per »ci-o. 

Thla r«(ulatlon turtber provides that 
the orlcee flx»d therein ^hall apply to all 
lanOa w'th reepeot to 'vhlch the appll- 
cmtlon to purohaae la slven favorablo 
coneldaratlon after this dale, jiotwlth. 
atandlng tha date of aiich application or 
anv delay that may have occurred In 
vhe conalaeratlon of tha <ame. 

Further notice la heiaby cUen that all 
paraonB who' have pending applications 
to Durchaae lands under the piovlaionit 
of section S« or 8« nt the 'J-and Act" 
and who are not wtlllnt; to complete 
such purchases under the prices i\xv<i 
by tha aforeaald reiuUtion shall 
be at liberty to wlthdxaw such appll- 
catlona and receive refund or the 
>..w=«ya deposited on account or «juch 

Mlnli'.ter of Lands. 
I'M't of LuiiUb. Vlcioiia. B C. 
April trd. 1911. 

OAXOXi^x.ATZOJr or axssBVx. 

NOTICE 1» hereby given Hiiit the re- 
serve exlstinK over vacant Crown lands 
In Cariboo District, situate ur. ihe .South 
Fork of the Fraser River, notice of 
which, bearing date of June 26lh, 1MU7, 
S-as publlBhed in tho BntHh I'oluuibla 
•lazette dated August 2ytti, 1U07. Is 
canvelled In ao far aa tho same rolatea to 
!s.S<!: anrvoyoH na IoIh numbered u,040, 

3,040a, 3.039, 3,049, 3,0-12, 3.051, 3.U52, 
.. -•.. o nil « ma q fijj ? 077 3 07B, 
»,v-i», ".ri;> -•-•_-.> ;•;.-.-• :,■:,„,■ .>„o,' 

5 UBii a,U ( 5, 0,UI», O.UOU, O.VOi, M,wwo, 

« 0«S 3,085, 3.086, 3,087a. 3.087, 3,091, 

S 099, 3,10u, 3,089, 3,108, 3,IU'. 3,129. 

3,130 3,132, 3,133, 4,loS. 3,i:i4, :!,l)35, 

C 037 3,036. 3,038, 3,04K, 3.047, 3,05 1a. 

3,054, 8,067, 3,053. 3,084. li.OUT, 3,105, 

3,101 3.095. 3,096. 3,098. 3,100. 3,102. 

3 1U3 3.090a. 3, 090. 3,111. S'.llO. 3,124, 

3 125 3,126, 3,119a, 3.119, 3,116, 3,10y. 

s'lio' 3,104, 3,107. 3,046a. 3,059. 3.048. 

--a,fl5&, -i^i.- 3^s, 3.065a. JMh ?.91?' 

S n«l A nun 3.05S^ 8.065. 3.0&T. 3.064, 
i'dii, S.OIO. 3,071, 3,073, 3,088, 3.073, 
3075 3 074 3,092. 3.094. 3,093. 3,093a. 
sins', 3,117.' 3.120. 3123. 3.127. 3,131, 
S.US. 3,122, 3,121. 3118 and 3.114. 
Deputy Minister of Lands. 
Department of Lands, Victoria, B. C, 
May 26th. 1911. 

NOTICB la hereby given that the re- 
serve existing upon Crown lands in the 
LiiU/oet District and In the Kamloopa 
nivlBion of Yale District, notice of 
which «a» published In the British Co- 
lumbia Oaiette, dated May »th. 1»10. 
•s c.T.nv<?ll<'<l Insofar as the same relates 

'to 'the lands In LlH^o" P'.Vl^'S "«",V 
veyed as loCs numbered ' ='■' ' «"» 
1 831 1.830, 1.830, 1,821. 
1 818 1.819. 1,809. 1,806, 
l'817 1,«1«. 1.818. l.«6». 
I'cas: 1,638. 1,641. I,f63. 
■613 1.642. 1.791. I.M4 

1 047 1 648, 1.64I, l,«a», 

1 826' l.»»24, l,4iBa, 1,480a. l.«29. 1.681. 
M17', 1,622. 1.687. 1,M«. I.M6. l.««. 
1 614, 1.615. and 1.616. 

Deputy Minister of Landa 
Department ot'Landa. Victoria. B. C. 
May 26th, 1911. . 







Bkths, Mairtages, Deaths 

HALL— At Loe Angelea, California. 
July 20lh. Dr. J. Harvey Hall, sec- 
ond son of the Rev. Joseph and Bes- 
sie P. Hall, aged 86 years. Inter- 
ment look pliice at Lob Angeles. 

BCHNOTER — At 403 Linden avenue, on 
July 28, the Infant son of Mr. an-l 
Mrs. F. H. Bchnotor, aged 3^ months. 
Funeral from Hanna's Undertaking 
Parlors on Sunday morning, » o'clock. 
Funeral private. 

cAHCi)i>x>ATZOir or szsam-ni. 

Notice Is hereby given that the reserve 
of a parcel of land situated on Oraiiam 

British Columbia Gasette of the ^Jtn 
of February, 1909. being dated 23rd 
l'"«bruary. IfOg, Is cancelled to permit 
of the lands being acquired by pre- 
tnipilon only and for no other purposa 
Deputy Minister of Lands ^ 
Department of Lands, Victoria, B. C. 
April 5th. 1911. 


In the City Market, Flsguard Street, on 

Live Stock. Poultry, etc 
Present entries: 
moreee-^Orey Gelding. Bay Mare. 
OatUe — Two Cows In full milk. 
remtry — l&O Head, comprising Pure 
Bred Orpingtons, Wyandottes and 

■oBdrles— Several BugRles, Harness, 
Chicken Wire, Two Incubators, prac- 
tically new. 

■ale at 9 p.m. 

Joseph H. List 

Auctioneer 763 Fort Street 

Phone 2484 



9 BALI0D T-aXUK ItS. B upers i - , rihg , ri 


'< «SSSSV£ 

NOTICE Is hereby 'given ih,-\t all 
^acant Crown lands not already uiuler 
reserve, situated within .tiic lKniniln.rle3 
of the I^and Recordins Districts "f Car. 
Iboo and Llllooet, and the Kamloops 
Division of Yale Land ' Keco: iliiiK '•>ii>- 
trlct, are reserved from any ulleiir.ilon 
under tho "Land Act" exceiit by prd- 
•Jttpllon. ROBT. A, RlCNWICK. 

Deputy Minislf*r ot Uands. 

Department ot Land.s. ViciorU. B.C.. 
April 3rd. 1911. 


Addition, Parliament BuUdlusrs. 

SEALED TENUlillS, superscribed 
•'Addition, I'arMament Uulldinss," will 
be received by the Honorable the Minis- 
ter of i'ubilc Works up to noon of Tues- 
day, the ISlli day of August. 1911. tor 
the erection and completion of an addi- 
tion to the Parliament Buildings. Vic- 

Drawlnga, apeclflcatlons, contract and 
lorjfis of tender, may be seen on and 
utter 16th July at the oflices of the Pro- 
\incial Timber Inspector, Vancouver; 
ilto Government Ajjunt. New Westmin- 
bier; and the Depailniuni of Public 
\\ orkH, Victoria. 

Intending ten<lerers can, t)y applying 
to the undersigned, obtain one copy 
of the drawings and one copy of the 
tpeclHcatlons, by depositing a marked 
cheque for $500; said deposit to be re- 
luhded on the return of drawings and 
fcpeclficatlon with tender. 

Eftcj^ tender niust be accompanied by 
an accepted bunk cheque or certittcato 
of deposit on a chartered bank of Can- 
ada, ijiade payable to the Hon. the 
Minister of Public Works, In the sum 
of 125,000, which shall be forfeited 
If the party tendering decline to enter 
Into contract when called upon to do 
BO. The cheques or certlhcales of de- 
posit of unauccessful tenderers will be 
returned to them upon the execution of 
the contract. 

The successful tenderer shall furnish 
a bond of a guarantee company satls- 
tactory to the .Minister of Public ^Vorks, 
equal to ten (10) per cent, of the con- 
tract amount, for the due fultiUment of 
the contract. 

Tenders will not be considered unless 
made out on the forma supplied, signed 
with the actual signature of the ten- 
derer, ^nd enclosed In the envelopes fur- 

The lowest or any tender not neces- 
earliy accepted. 

Public Works Engineer. 
Department of Public Works. Vlc- 
torla* B. C. 38th June, 1911. 

Island/' win be received' by the Koii. 
the Minister of Public Works up to 
noon of Thursday, the 10th day of 
August, 1911. for the erection and com- 
pletion of a larse one-room frame 
school house at L')enin,Tn Island in the 
Coiiiox Klectoral District. 

Plans, sppciflcations, contract, and 
form.s of lender may be seen on and 
after the 17th day nf July. 1911. at the 
offices of tlie Government Agent. Cum- 
l>erlau(i, B. C; GeorRe Dal/iel. Esq.. 
SpcrclHrv of the .School Board. Den- 
man l;;land, and at the Department of 
Public Works, Victoria. 

Each proposal must bo accompanied 
by an !utev'l«rt 1'»>"1< cheque or ceitlfP 
rate of dei.oslt oil h chartered bank 
t.f CanaUn. made jiayalilB. to tlie 
llonoral.lf 111.- MInlMer of ; VuLllc 

n-nrk.i. for Ihe sum "f fi<^0 whlcn 
.iliall 1>P forfeited If the party tm- 
dprlng decline to enter Into contract 
when call'd upon to do so, or If at- tall 
to (.-.nniOpte the work contracted for 
Th«' cheii>ics or certlHcates nf deposit 
of un.ucccssful tehrlcrers will be re- 
turned to them upon the execution of 
ihi! contract. . . 

Tenders wiU not be consioeren uniea« 
made nut on the forms supplied, signed 
with the actual signature of the ten- 
derer, and enclosed In the envelopes 

Tlif lowest or an\- lender not neces- 
sarily accepted. .1. E. GRIFFITH. 

public Works Engineer. 
Department of Public Works, 

Victoria. B. C. 14 th July. 1911. 

at the Office of the Public \V;orti. Baglne.r, 
rarliam-nt Building*. Victoria. 

intending tenderer, can. by applying to 
the under.iBn«d. obtain <jnc copy ot the 
drawing, and on. copy M the .p«cmcat Ion 
for the .urn of twcnty-Jlve dollar. (|2B.) 

Bach tender mu.t b« accompanied by an 
accepted bank cheque or cert If let. of de- on a chartered bank of f^anada, made 
Myabl. to the Hon. tne Mlnt.ter of Public ; 
^ork« for the onm of 11.000. which .hall 
b« forfeited If the party tendering decline 
to enter Into contract when callml upon to 
do .0 The cheque, or certlfkale. of ile- 
p„,M of un«ucce.Bful tenderer, will be re- 
turned to them upon the execution of tne 

confroct. , ,, , , , 

The nurres.ful tenderer .hall .iirnl.h a 
bond of a C.iiaranlee Company ustl.fttctory 
to the MInl.ler of I'uhllr Work. In the 
.urn of nve tho'j.and dollar. 1 16,000) for 
the due fuinilment of the contract. 

Tender, will not be oon.lrterecl unle.. 

made out on th. .orm. .upplled, .Isned 

with the actual .iBnature of tho tenderer, 

and enclosed In the envelope, furil.hed. 

Tho luwe.t or any tender not 

'»'-"P'"'- J, B. GRIFF ITir, 

Public Work. Engineer. 
Department of ruhllc Work., Victoria. 
B r., 19th July. 1911, 


In the Estate of Henry Westhorpe 
Cnllnm, Deceased, 

All persons having elalrn.q asainst 
the deceased are requested to send par- 
ticulars thereof, duly verified, to the 
undersigned on or before the 1st day of 
August. 1911, after which dale Liio 
executors will proceed to distribute the 
assets of the deceased among the per- 
sons entitUd thereto liavlni; regard only 
to the claims of which tliey then have 

Dated the :6th day of June. 1911, 

'Lui. '.':.." Executors. 


Dock and 



.'VMPHION STRRK.T, one block from car line. Easy 
payments. Price ?5,000 

Bevan, Qore & Eliot 

1 1 22 Government St., near corner View Street 

Important and high class sale of 
Shorthorn and Friesland Dairy Cows, 
Red Shorthorn BuU.-Whlte Wyandotte 
Fowls. Dairy Utensils, etc. 

Joseph H. has been favored with 
Instructions from .Messrs. Lock & Sons, 
Fiazer street. Esquimau, to sell by auc- 
Xlon^-on Frlcl:a.y-.a£Xt. AUKUgt tt^e ,4th, the 
i-.t'nncd llvaattick^ P'iU P^T*^?" 


culars at'tlmo of sale. 


N. B.— Messrs. Lock & Sons having 
decided to fflve up the dairy business, 
the whole will be sold without reserve. 

The auctioneer begs to call special at- 
tention to (iairynien and others to this 
sale, as it ofrer.s a spli='ndld opportunity 
of securing good m|lkine cows. 


-Take notice that the undersigned in- 
tend to apply at Ihe next sittings of the 
Board of Licensing Commissioners of 
the city of Victoria for the transfer to 
Adam Faterson, of Victoria, B. C, of 

Joseph H. List 

Phone 8484 763 Tort St. 

the license heia »y tnem to B ell Bglrlt- 
uousiiquors^y retail upoa ' nVe pre- " 
ir.ises situate at Is'o. 551 Johnson street. 
In the city of Victoria, known as tho 
■•Colonial Hotel." 

Dated at Victoria, BTOr, this "tli day 
of July. 1911. ' ' 




Davies & Sons 


Temporary Premises, the Skating Rink, 

g;s li".-)rt atrent. 
.^ Large Stock of New and Second Hand 




stoves. Linoleum. .Carpets, Cycles and 

other goods too numerous to mention, 

to be cleared out. No reasonable offer 


Open to 8 p. m. 

Esqtilmalt District. 
To All Wliom It May Concern: 

It havinj,' been found tnat certain 
parties ha.e attempted to «fl>^»<= °'- P"" 
lially close the undermentioned Ulgh- 
\\ays 10 public traffic: „.ij»v. 

Notice Is hereby given that the width 
ot the toUowlng dtscril.ed iiiKhways Is 
bixty-sU feet Ihrousrhout. namely: — 
Oia Ilsq.ulinalt Scad 

Commencing at Us Junciion with the 
western boundary ol the. City of Vic- 
toria. ti.ri.---6 runnlnj: .^'e=terly to the 
N»,»a) Dockyard and liavlng a width of 
tiilriy-thrce feet on each side ot me 
centre lina of the said road. 

Mew Xs^nlmalt Boad 

Commencing at Us Junction with 
the western boundary of the City of 
Victoria, thence running westerly to Us 
intersection with the Old LsquimaU 
I'.oad in Suburban Lot 3a. and having ft 
width of ihlrty-th»^e feet on each side 
of the centre Una of the said New ts- 
qulmalt Road. 

Admtrkl So»a 

Commencing at it. connection with 
the Ksqulmalt Road in .Suburban Lot .is, 
thence running iiortiierly to the Cralg- 
flower Road and havlug a width of 
thiriy-thrte feet on each side of th. 
cfciitro line of tho said Admiral's Road. 
Minister of Public Worka 

Department of Public Works, 
Victoria. B. C. 13th April. 19U. 



Province ol BrUUh ColninUla. 

Nntlr« Ik h«reby alven that ail Public 
Hlshwayi In unor»anl»ed L»l«riot», nnd ail 
Main Trunk Roads In organlxed UUirlct* 
nro «txty-»lx feet wide, and have a width 
nf thiriv-thriw. f««t on each ilde ot the 
niean •traight centre line of the traveneij 


Mlnl»ter of Public Worka 
Department of Public Worka 

Victoria. B.C.. July 7th. 1911. ^ Jyl» 

(c) Tlie point of diversion: Nsnoose 

Vd) The quantity of waxer applied 
lor: one cubic foot per second. 

(e) Tho character of the proposed 
worrks: Sawmill. 

<f) Ttoe premises on which the w».t«r 
•to be used: E. ana N. Railway coin- 
\,mtfSt'n "foreshore opposite block No. 141 
Lnd lot 117. 

it) The purposes for which the water 
1 4 to be Meed: Steam and general pur- 

'^*'(|)' tile Wftter will be used ftt tnouth 

of OMAk. 

(fc) TIn»« notice was posted on tho 
iZtHvtUmy. 1»11. and application will 
ti.. made to tbe commiBsloner en the 
2*nd day Of June. iBli. at 11 o'clock 
em.' J- *■■ McKKRCHER. 


P. O. tn»~V^ 520. Vancouver. B. C. 

Mining Siociu 

All Aottva nakM 9eal« la 

» 'MiMoowfr and Vletoiia 
BtJii'likSaJlt** tPwala 'wire coumo. 



We Ocean Fslls Co.. L.lmlted. of 711 
Dominion Trust Building, Vancouver, a 
C an incorporated Pulp. Paper and 
Power Company, give riolice that on 
Monday, the first day of May. lail, we 
intend to apply to tha Water Comoits. 
Bloner at his office In Victoria for a 
Hcense to take and use I.IOO cubic feet 
°er per aucoi.d from Llna River, 
\*hich empties into Cousins Inlet lu the 
victoria water dlvJslou of the Coast dis- 
trict The water Is to be taken from 
II e river about 6o0 feet from the mouth 
of Link River and Is to be used on 
lot al Range 8. Coast District, for pa- 
i/er and other Industrial plants, bydrau- 
ilc power and pulp mill. 

The license applied for Is also (or 
ctu'-a'"' or the water In Link Lake^ 
which 'ciptiea Into tbe aforesaid Llak 

"*'« Signed) O CEAN- FALLS CO.. Ltd. 


NOTICE Is hereby given that an ap- 
Diicatlon will bo made under Part V. 
of the Water Act. 1»09. to obU'n a 
Uceiisj In the district. Nanoose. Van- 
couver Island. 

(a) The name of applicant: Joseph 
Alpiionee ^cKercher. ^ 

(b) The name of stream: Small 
Creek, at north end of the B. and N. 
railway booming gr ounds, Naooose Bay. 


PUbLIC NOTICB la hereby given, 
that under the authority contained In 
section I HI of the Land Act. a refula* 
tlon wa» approved by the Lleutenant- 
oov^rnor In Council nxina the minimum 
ULie orices of first aad second 'cia.i« 
lands at $l« and |l per aero reapae. 

^'^ThW regulation further provided that 
th. nrlces nxed therein should apply lo 
all landa with respect to which tlie ap- 
iiiicMtlon to purchaao were given favor* 
ablT conalde?»tlon after the date of 
taid regulation, namely. April a. mi. 

Furtiier notice la now given that b» 
virtue of a regulation approved by Uie 
I uiitenant-a«vernor-in-Councll on the 
loth of May. l»n. "»at the ragulatum 
dited the JW Aprtt i»U. ba held ii«t 
f« toDiy to appJicatlons to pur«h«*a 

calved by ^* *^l2SS vtSTaSS 

voTXca or xxb.outoss to rxxis 


(«. S. O. »., C. 187, 8. a«) 

IN THK MATTER of the estate of 
Thomas Dixon Galpln. late of No. 1 
Palace Houses, Kensington Gardens. 
In the County of London, Engiaii'', 

NOTICE is hereby given that all per- 
Bon'. having any Claims or demands 
sgiunst the late Thomas Dixon Galpin, 
a-ho died on or about tho twenty-fifth 
day of April, 1910, at his aforesaid 
place of residence, are required to send 
by post prepaid, or to deliver to tho 
undersigned Sollcilor herein for Theo- 
dore Albert Mitchell, Sidney Clement 
Galpin and Joseph Eaton I'anlng, of 
London, England, Executors and Trus- 
tees under the will of the said Thonuis 
Dixon Galpin, their names and acklressea 
and full particulars In writing of their 
claims, and statements of their ac- 
counts, and the nature of the securi- 
ties. If any, held by them. 

AND TAKE NOTICE that after the 
tenth day of August, 1911, the said 
Executors and Trustees will proceed to 
distribute the assets of the said deceas- 
ed, among the persons entitled thereto, 
having regard only to the claims of 
which they shall then have had notice, 
and that the said Executors and Trus- 
tees will not be liable for the said as- 
sets, or any part thereof, to any per- 
sons of whose claim they shall not 
then have received notice. 

DATED, at the City of Victoria, tho 
fourth day of July. A. X). 1911. 

Solicitor for the said Executors and 
Trustees. Offices: Davis Chambers. B<B 
Bastion street. Victoria. B. C. 


Alberta ("anudlan OH 

American ''nnartlnn OH 
Canadian Norllnvcst Oil. 
Canadian I'mlflc Oil .... 

AIlxTia I'fial and t'okc... 
DluiinMul Vnle C. and O. 
Grnnl)V ....... 

Inirruatloiial <". 
Nicola Valtf.v f. 
Uoynl Colllcrlei! 
WeHiern C. nnd 


n. ('. Copper 

B. C. Packers com 

Sl.C. PEriiia^l^Tit Loan ... 

C. N. P. Flslrrips 

Dominion 'I'mwi '"" 

Ct. \Vc«t Perm. <a> 

Sli^.varl I.niid 

nillcr Creek _ 

Olaclcr i:reek 



I,ui-ky Calumet 

I,iic-I<y .Ilin 

Main lte><r 

NuKSCt Cold 

Portland Canal 

Portland AVondcr 

IMiiililor Cariboo 

Ued I'llffs 


Stowarl M. and D 


.S. ,\. W.irraiU.s 

r.ijo Coronation at .4'j'v. 
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French and German 
c^i])ital, according to the 
\ t /-> ti ^[ a r V Time s o f I ' ' H' 
jjnd., is se'curing op- 
lions on waterfront 
property in Victoria 
and Vancouv e r} in view , 



Members Chicago Board of Trade '^"■^ 
Victoria Stockbrokers Association 

104-106 Pemberton Building - Corner Fort and Broad Streets 


of commercial develop- 
ment when the Panama 
Canal is opened for traf- 
fic. The example is a 
good one to follow. We 
have properties for sale 
on the inner harbor, 
running from 

Dealers in Local Stocks, Municipal. Government. Railway, 
Trust and All Other Debentures 

Private Wires to Chicago, New York, Boston and Montreal 



Cadboro Bay Waterfront 

Two beautiful lots, 75 x 200: one of the finest suburban 
home sites on the market. 

81,000, AND $900 EACH: TERMS 



II McCallum Block 

Phone 766 

For Sale-Waterfrontage 

Lots «r 2 ace. an.l t^pxvard... on Porlan^ Tr.l.t and tho GorKC masril- 
flcent building sights, overlooklttg KsatUmalt Harbor attd /"'•'•°";'^;"« 
country, without exception the loveliest spot near Victoria, borne t>t this 
property is on Burnalde Road. 



.7.15. 00 

.OS li. 




All persons having claims against 
the Estate "of William Robert Jackson 
deceased intestate are required on or 
before tho 10th 'lav of August. 1911. to 
St id full particulars of their claims 
duly verified by Statutory Declaration 
by r*Si«t«ra>1 post to the underslicncd. 
ar.d on and after .aald last-mentioned 
date tho Administratrix will proceed to 
distribute the Estate of the deceased 
amongst the parties entitled thereto, 
having regard only to the claims of 
which she «)?i^U then have reci 
Dated this 27th day of July, 1911. 

Sollcltor« for Mary Ellis Jackson. 
Administratrix. ' 



straw, per Ion • 

Jiraii. per 100 il.s . 

SlKH-ts. per 100 Ib» •„ 

MUldlliics. per too lbs 

(jam. pt-i" '"0 liiB. •■••• — •> 
Ke.d W!>«at, per 100 lb». ... 
Cruilicd oats. P' r K'*) IfJ"- •• 

Uafley, per 100 Ibis. .... 

cracked Corn, per 100 Iba... 
Vend Cornraeiil, pef 100 Ibi... 

nay, ptr loi. •■•••-■•• 

,l,op Feed, per l"" ,"?? ■•• 
WUore Corn. p.T 100 lbs,. ... 
Crushed Barley. P«-r 100 lb»... 
Alfalfa Huy. i"^'' <■"" 


FroBh Inland ppr doz 

Eastern, per doacii 

Cli.ose — 

Can.idliin, per lb 

Ciiiuui. ',ocal. each •, 

Butler — 

Alberta, per lb 

BiBt Uulry. per lb • 

Victoria Crenmrry. ptr lb.... 
CowU-haii (n-aniery, p«r lb, 
Ciimox Creamery, prr lb. • 
Salt SpilnB l»l. Crdiinmry 

Royal Hmiffhoid. has ...... 

Lakn of the Woods, bag 

lUiyal Standard, bns 

Wild R.>He, pci- Slick 

Itobin Hood. p>r Buck 

Calgsry. per b»s •• 

MaUefD Be«'. per b.t* 

Prlttid Snow, v*".' t."i:K 

TUn-B Star, per Back 

onowflake, per baif • 

Watermelons, per lb 

Uenriuim. per dozen ..: 

Banana*, per do2i:ii 

{^\■u.V>e Fiult (California) 

Apricots, per lb 

Pineapples, per lb 

Cherries, per lb 

Plumi, per box 

Peaches, per baaket 

ncd Currants, per box 

I.oBanberrlcs, per bo.x 

Raspberries, per box 

Blatk currants, per lb. 

White CurraniB, por iIj 

Local Cooklne c-herrlcs, per 

Apricots, per crate 

Aooles. per lb 

Pears, per dozen 


Tomatoes, per l^ -•■' 

Parsley, pi-r bunch 

CueumUers. '■••Ch • • 

Potatoes. n«w, 6 lbs 

New Peas, 3 lb. •■ 

^\__ ^ ....-•'H. 

oiilona *ll>a fo"" 

BectM. P«l '"• 

Carrots. P«r •" • 

New Carrota » bunches . . . . 
Slrln« Beans, local, per lb. . 
VeKe'able Marrow, per lb.... 

CaulUlower, e.«ch 

Corn, per dosen 

celery. P«r "ead 


Beef, per lb 

Mutton, per lb- ••lliw" 
Mutton. Auatrallan, per lb. 

Vfiil. dressed, par lb. 

Chickens, spring 

Fowl .... 

i l.C« 

1 K« 
1 TK 
1.7D® 2.'.!o 
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21.. uO 


gog Government Street 


9 McCallum Block, Douglas Street 

Phone 2648 

Hugh Kennedy, Mgr. 

Phone 544 ' P.O. Box 1048 

0. H. Bowman & Co., investment Brokers 



Mahon Building - - - Victona. B.C. 

Members of the Victoria Stock Exchange 







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T miles from city. 5 minutes from 

KIk Uake, choice Rarden soli, no 

, ui.nri'd. acres, for only 

V'j.OOA; rash 1500. 
Fifth street, between Bay and King. 

lot r>0xl35. $l.«00, cash »500. 
New six-roomed house, Graham and 

Klnff. fully modern. $4,300, cash 

Manchester. Just "ff Burnslde. lot 

60x120, with lane at rear. Price 

{|l2,ffOO, cash »800, 

Investors' Securities Co. 

Phono asas 

E. T. ■Williamson. A. C. Hounsell. 

131< Douglaa St. 


In all its departments written by 

(Established 1720) 


I a 10 Broad St., Victoria 

8BAl*BO TKiWiHii, ■uparwribad "Ten- 
dar for ■ufcotructttfo •"1*7^"*^ ^f ^?,: 

tha MvwmiMil AfMitt at . SoMaml. 

.PRO. 13 


ISO. 20 



A new 9-roomed modern 
house, dining-room paneled, 
spacious hall, parlor and kit- 
chen well fitted : 3 bedrooms 
and 3 sleeping rooms: ce- 
ment floor in basement: fur- 
nace and two toilets. Fine 
view of city and harbor. 



690 Johnson St. 

Waterfront Property 

Residential or buslneas. one and one-half acres. One of th* b«it 

buys in the city. This cannot be duplicated. If you want somothtofc 
select at a bargain. »e« \ 



Ml yomlMrtoB 


Phon e 77 P- O- Bo x 365 

mmm 0mm MttBlT Juat wb«t ■nm waat ta lumbar. •*»■ fti^ ««Mn, 
« JK|TM"*K»n% *«» tK Ut..» t» troBt door.. Howmrt^. 


t>. L. 301 and the east end of Ward 
▼.. Vancouver, are to be Klven addi- 
tional nro protection withoitt delay. - 

The death haa ocburr^ at Vancou- 
ver of Edward O. Bacott^ an oW tltA* 
realddnt of Nimalmo. 

iSitaMlMif. ir VaifM< 



ougtms Street 

af: $580 per foot 

For immediate sale we can offer «ol<€fc^'^,3 
facing King's Road— at M»^ on e^ 
six years. : 

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Sunday, July 30^ \9U 


Cntu cent a word each Inarrtlon; !• p«r ••■* 
dl»cbuiit tor •Ix or mora con»«outlv« Inasr- 
tloria — ca»h with order. No aav*i-tl».im«nt 

B(ffi>iril for i''«« ilif.n 'M cenia. 
Bu»lui'»» and i'rof«»»ional Carda— or four 
lliicc or under— 11 00 per weeU. 
No aavtrtUKiiiL-nt cliarucd ou iiccount tor 
leas Ihun |J 00. 

Plione No. 11. 


UT Ol.ASS— A. F. Roy. ovvr thirty 
j.^ ycari' exptrli-^Pe In art glu.a Uadad 
u<rhtM lor chuixiieK. stboula aud prlvaio 

plionc ii'.'*. 

AG<i.vUE UcllVBry— Vlclorltt Trantter 
Co., Ltd. Tel. 1211. , 

BUCK Prlniltig-KUotrlo »'"« ./'''"^ * 
Map CO.. UlS '-""K'-^y '^V ..^ '^n *"'Jur-' 
inif 111. i.K, druushtiKK. dealtra In »ur- 
v"yor«- u.Kirumcuu and drawing ortlce aup- 



RKAt. KIITAT»— H.rb.rt Cuothbert * Co. 
••Bar«aln» Victoria Real Batata." In- 
-vaatm«»ta ttmAr and fruVt land*. •« Port 
Bt. . i»h»>i >» mo. Cahia afldrcaa. "Ctithbert. 

KAU KSTATK — Trackaall. Andeiaon * 

Co. r»»l aatat**, '.l«ilier loana. rentala 

collecttone. Offloca: Berl»>» Saak.. and vic- 

lorla E. C. Ottlcu 1210 Broad 8t. ; tel. 172S. 

Seal Eiigravln 
CrOwfher.~8i« Whurf St.. behind P. O, 



O ansravsr ar.d »trr.c!! -jl'.-r. 0«o. 

CyiORTHANl) — Shonhand School. 110» 
►O Br^ad HI., Victoria. Shorthand, type- 

iBughl Graduau-a fill good poiUlona. 

K A Macmlllan. principal. 

tAtoom Atat aocnrrm 

QCAVKNOl.NO — VUlorla Scavenging Co., 
»0 office 1)128 (lovernnitint St.; phono 6Cil. 
.•\Bhea mid rubblah removed. 

BOUKUl.N-DEKB- Th« Colonial h«a the 
best bookblndery In the province; th« 
J-,., lilt U ngmil in proportion. 

B' OTTLlia-All kl.ida of boltlB. wanted. 
Good price. paid. ^Vlc'^Vs^O 
Agency. Id -Q Store St.; ph one 1336. 

UlLIJlNU Movera— Sandham & Leatcr, 

building mover, and contractor. 

Valrvlcw Vancouvor. B. C. He.ldence 4b J 

Mh AV-. W. Katimatea furnlsh.eU on «p- 

pilcatlon^ I __■ 

C"~LVFE-"Money properly Invested laada to 
' 10 fortune. This result may be a.- 
lalncd by purcha.lug the bt-.t .5c meal in 
the city at The Strand CaCe. 

r^lF-Z ind ncs'.at:rar.'.-0«-''M*nt*' . C«J« 
ORe.taurant coraor Whart and John.on 
St.. M^ala 16c and up. Satisfaction guar- 


■\ARR1.\.GE and Wagon Dealers— Wm. 
-> Mal,Ie. Importer of- Macp»«^'*1,,Sl'*" 
Bles.. traps; cannot b« beaten for durabllUy. 
Wareho use 717 Johnson- St.; phona 1336. 
/-CARPENTERS— Capital Carpenter^ and 
\J Jobbing factory. AlXred Jones. bji"der 
and contractor. eisttmaiwi* a''"^ ~- -•• 
classes of structures, shop "ttln*. etc. 1002 
vancouvuv cv. vn»~» ?"»-*= — -•-. i™ 

R1003. . , ; ■ ••; „ 

/-^ui-Rl-BNTER— J. S. Hlcltfora. commU- 
KJ Blon carpenter and contractor. 1-stl- 
matea given on all klhda of jobbliwj xaaa 
sent out by the d ay. Phone Y1C36. 

CARPENTER— T. Palrhurst, 20S0 Chaucer 
St.. Oak Bay: carpenter and builder; 

|-epalr work, contract or day work. 

lEMKNT wallcs. basement froora, founda- 

^J( • A V KNO I NO — Wing On, 
O ment St ; phone 23. 

1709 Govern- 

LiTOR.VGK— K. S. Byrn. 1J02-'1 Wharf St., 
So foot of yales Commission, storage, 
warehousing ; jnanufacturer's agfnt 
Dond No. 10. rUone 3'.M; P'l 


Coffees — Pioneer Coffee t 
Spice Mills. Ltd.. Pembroke St.. Vic- 
toria; phone 69"^ 

UMBER — Captain C. J. Brownrlgg, tim- 
ber lands, mining. Office, Rm S3 
Prince Rupert. House Bastion Sn. ; tel. 2720. 

rpEAS and 


rrUlE Globe Window Cleaning Co.. wlr.dow 

L pli.«nlng and lanltor work a speciality. 

.lohn Brasscl. 21:5 Sayward ave.. Spring 

nidge, phone 2i'.0li. , 


VPEWRITEH Repairing — iT'or Sale, 


_ Vlons^ rctalnlUK wiiua and all kludi 
H» arinvles. P. O- Box 417. Phone F 209. 

rXHlROPOOY — Mjs. Campbell, * Queen's 

\J Hair Preaalng Parlorg. Fort St. 

/'■«HiMNeY 8we*p — Ulojrd, ■ CJUmney sweeK- 

KJ Phone F1288. 


_ anv 

maker Room <" 1112' Gover nment St. Dwyer. 

W^ Webster. M.E. All makes of type- 
writers repaired, robuilt and guaranteed. 
No. 8 Mood y Blk.. Yates St. 

UNDERTAKING — B. C. Funeral Furnish- 
ing Co. (Hayward's). 1016 Govern- 
ment St. Prompt attention. Charges reas- 
onable. Pbonea 22J6, 8.286. ,2W, 22SJS. 23.39, 
Chas. Haywara, ,rrf«.^- it M»r^-»***ii. 5»<»>». 
F. Casolton. Mg r. ' " ^^ 

U "*taker.'*"pirlors 9 JO Yates sT! Gradu- 
ate U. S. College of Embalming. Contrao- 
tor to H. Mi Navy. Office phono 408; r=s. 
phone til. - 

PHoEeTERINO— E. S. BtUos. contractor 
for upholstering, removing and pack- 
ing; carpets cleaned, etc.. furniture repaired 
and polishe d. 805 Fort St.. : phone 2H9. 

ACUUM Cleanerii — Duntley'a vacuum 

ANCIENT Ordar pf Forewters, Court North- 
ern Ulght. No. 6*»S, meeia at Forestera" 
Mall. Broad St.. 2nd and ith Wednesday*. 
W. F. Fuliert on. Sec __^_____ 

C~^ ANADIAN Order of Foreatera. Court Co- 
lumbia No. S14. meets In Foresters" 
Hall. Broad St.. 4th Thursday, dialling 
brethren welcome. Ale*- I'eden, Chief 
Rang.r; R. W. O. S avage. K ec. Sec. 

riVlE naughters of iJngland Benevolent 
J. Uncletv meet In K. ol P. Kali Cue third 
Tuesday of month. Secretary. Mrs. A. 
K. I'atteiall. I-lnden ftvenuit. 

NIGHTS bf I'ythlas. No. 1, Far West 

Lodge. Friday. K. or f. nun. corner 

nouglas and I'aadora S«» J. L- Smith, K. 

of R. and H.. Box 544. 

K' NIGHTS of Pythias. Victoria I^odge. No. 
17, mf-ets every Thursday at 8 p.m.. In 
K. of P Hull, corner I'uinUiri!. and Douglas 
8ts. Visiting Knights ci,rdla!ly Invllod. 
E. C. Kaufman. K. of R. and S.. P. O. Box 

S^ONS of England, B. S. Alexandra L,odg« 
116, meets Isl and 3rd Wednesdays. 
K of P. Hall Jas. P. Temple. 18 Erie bt.. 
Prea.; J. OiltchleS, Sac, Sidney. B. L. 


tlONS of England, Pride of Island Lodge. 
k5 No. 131, meets 2Tid and 4th Tuesdays 
In A. O. F. Hall. Broad St. President. W . 
H. Trowsdnle, 520 WlMlain St. Secretary. 
W. Dawsiin, Head St.. Thobu rn P. O- 



meam rg — mr — were — or — r e ntj_ t a r g e t s 

a Duntley and Keep clean. Phone 843. W. 
I. Pager, tgs Tatfs St. ■ 

ANCOUVER Island Employment Bureau 
office hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Satur- 
days 10 ft.n«. to X p.m. Phone- J.lSIL,.^J.a26 . 
Douglas St. ^ ■ 

XrOICE Production and Singing — Lessons 
V given by Paul Edmonds, of London and 
Paris, baritone with Tetrazzlnl on hor 1909 
British tour. Studio 19 Hlbben Block. Gov- 
ernment St. Pho ne R 249 5. 

WHOLESALE Dry Good*— Turner, Beeton 
ft Co. T-td., wholesale dry goods Import- 
ers and rnanufuclurerB, men's furnishings, 
tents, "Bis Horn" brand shirts, overalls. 
Mall orders attended to. 

\TTHOLEeALE Wines and Liquors — Tur- 
> V ner-Beeton Co. Ltd., Wharf St.. Vlc- 
luria— wholesale only. All the leading 
brands of liquors; direct Importers. Write 
for lists and prices. 

W'M. F. DRYSDALE, Contractor and 
>» bulldeo-. Offleo 1033 .North Park St. 
phone 642. 

WOOD and Coal — Cheap fuel. Try a 
heaping double load of short cut mlU- 
wood. delivered to any part of city at J3 
.7. OP Vy C-r.-..,r.-.r. L-.;;r.hir Cc Ltd.: 
phone 864, 


MOUNT EDWARDS. Vancouver sL I'lne 
large rooms en suite for housekeeping, 
sound proof partition." and fir.ors; one mlu.. 
ulo from Fort st, cur; no noise or dust and 
no children . Phones 2 342 and L Sil. _ 


"DOT over 13. mmataa; owwt fc»»« W»* •"« 
13 know cltjr; 14 0. IM Johnaoo ft. 

BOY. 14 or 16, -bsaltby, gantloroanly for 
office work; «ea«»de village; good home. 
Answers giving full partlcul»ra nearest lale- 
phone niunb«r will receWe letter In u. low 
days. Box tii Cojo nlst. 

POD, smart boy wanted, at tha Colonial 
Job Departtfient. 

Gr>On |iiK«fi hovs wanted to Aarrjr The 
Dally Colo.n'st; honest and Intelligent 
boys oari be Indepondoiit and make '"«'•■ 
own money by carrying The Colonist in 
the early morning and have the rest of the 

.. . ..-.. A nr^tv Mr ikn'^M 

at The Circulation Dspartment at The Col- 
iinlsl office. ^^^^_________— __ 

MA.N and wife seek engagement, English, 
as gardener; can milk and under- 
stands horses; wife as cook or caretaker; 
Insututlon or private; good references. Har- 
ris, P._ O. , Golden. ^ 

yc-^LESMiiN wanted; grfod proposition to 
f3 right men; experience not necessary 
but ability required; call between 10 and I. 
a. m., 121 Peanberlon block. 

^lALhiHMEN wanted, 
►^ good commission, 
lliU Government st. 

to sell real c-stato; 
Apply M. G. Bowln. 

OiJAKT boy wanted for groceries. ^ Ap- 
f^ ply Robertson Grocery store. Craig- 
flowor rd. 


' " '' , : . ■' " ■> II ' ■ ■ ■ ".-■ ■ .. ' 

TMOiM^BBrVit, •ap«rl«aeed. require* »p- 
Sj polntsDsnt In office or alors. .t>42. Col- 

BUSINESS man (S6) well bducatsd. of 
thorough Integrity, wishes re»|M>nslble 
poaltlou with firm or gentleman of sound 
standing. Advertiser Is experienced book- 
keiiper and secretary. Is used to control of 
cash and. correspondence, and to carrying 
through varied matters of Imporuince. Ad- 
dress W.. Box 12S«. Post Office, Victoria. 

C CANVASSERS wanted; good proposition 
.J to right ladles; exiperleiice not necees- 
ary, but a<bllUy reuulred; call between 10 
and 12 a. m., 121 Pe<mbertQu block. 

COOK, camip, hotel, I'ate or boat; experi- 
enced roan wants Job. £4, Colonist. 

CVjiMPOSaTOR, 10 years' experience, seeks 
-> sltuatJon. Ford Post Office. Castle- 
gar, ri. t; 

I.j'^NGlNEER. 3rd class, -A'anis position. 12 
-^ years' experience. 168. Colonist. 

XpitUIT Trade — Young man. 18 your*' ex- 
" porlence, desires situation, wholesale or 
retail; expert window dresser. Reply Box 
640. Colo nist. 

MIDDLE-AGED taan. Just returned from 
North. desires position of trust, 
watchman, porter or caretaker, or other 
light employment. 167, Colonist. 



,''.A.NTBD— iJlcasenger boy. 788 Fort St. 

BUCKLAND Park. West Pender Island- 
Seaside summer resort, good boating 
and bathing; rates $10 per week. Mrs. W- 
lirlmmcr. ^_^___^___________^— — — — 

OFFICER (retired) and his wife would 
bo willing to tfike as boarders for the 
summer months a married couple (no chil- 
dren), or two or thfee ladles, of good fam- 
tiv and nnnltlon. Very comfortable, ^ell 
■furnished' house, overlooking the water, 
and with all convenl-snces; _8toocl servants. 
Within 1 W. noura ot Victoria ty iIS'5_ "•• 
motor; powerful motor launch Kept. x>e«t 
of references given ahd required. Full par- 
ticulars and photographs on requttu »o» 
469 Colonist. ^ 


BEES t»tt»:» ltft4t»nj for »ale cheap. Phone 
611. ■> • ^ 

irvOR salt — Three turkeys, two hens and 
! ;> yr.hi«r tK- tan laying h<^ns and a 

!aii splendid birdg. 10 li vau.- 

UTANTED — Competent autumO'bllo me- 
chanics: steady position to reliable 
ni.-u, Appyl to Foreman. Weslirn .Motor 
iind Supply, Broftd St. 

» ■* ,'ANTKL' Sm^^'t hoy 'o osj'ry parcels 

VV "and learn shoe " business. Apply 

.James Maynard, 1313 D ouglas st. 

■\\7ANT£D — Mfchanlcal draughtsman, 
VV practical man only, write statins u-n- 
piricnee. Box. :! 39, Colonist. 

WANl'liD, a head chainmiju .uii survey 
party, very close to city. Apply 
Roge rs & Co.. 208 Tlm.eB building. ^ 

tXTiANT^RD— OPnirltinn as manager ot an 
VV A.l concern, open to first-class man; 
t S. OOP cash necessary. Box ,173, Colonis t.^ 

\,\ 'ANTJfiU — 'Man or exporioiiuo 5" iiario- 
VV ling men; muat invfcst »2.500 In busl- 
neH to act as foreman of workg; newly 
contract and good sftUr.y. Apply Bog 17Z. 
Colonist. ( ^_ 

WANTED — Stock salesman; good position 
to right, party. Rorog .1;., S gi^d ^4, 
1214 Government »t. ' '■• "'t ' . ' < '^i¥¥ 


EU'RO lad wants some work. 
Fred W&bb, Labor ball. 



'WANTED — Solicitor cleaning fcnd* -presg- 
ing business. Apply P. O- Bojc 1269. 

TTTTANTBD — Bright. rella\)ls boy. about li 

Ol'KNlNG want(d In real estate, by man 
9 years' Canadian experience. Lon- 
don office hlgh««l refsrencas; accept small 
comm.'ncing salary In right firm. Colonist, 
•No. 17 7. 

POSITION Tvanted by man and wife on 
fpirn; or rtnif )H TnWik oRrik nf nlBr.A: man 

experienced In farm work, wife any kind ot 
houBe work. Box 207, Colonist. 

PLASTERING wanted, any kind, contract 
or day. 426 Colonist. 

^ITUATIO.N wanted as steward of hotel 
10 or club; aiiiidle aged; qualified; ref- 
erences; any district. 053 David at. 

mHAVELLER IZOi. with ability and ex- 
-L porlence, roqulres position. 

iruVJH raoat Aouae to lei, turniabea. uiuse 
(n. Apply tOSl Douglas st. Phone 
L »«0. 

I^UHNIBHJBD Cottsge to rent. cIo»« •"; 4 
rooms and bath; 840; no children. 
A'pply The Oaks, Blanchard St. 

HOUESS. rurnlBt\ed and unfurnlshad. to 
let Apply Harris * Bturgess, 1229 
Do uglas St. 

rno rent »• «B?s lor one or two months — 
X l<'urnlsned cottage, rivo rooms and !>'•'• 
conveniences, on car line and near beach. 
Apiply. 681 Niagara st. 

KT\0 let — Alodorn six roomed house,' newly 
A furnished, near car and Willows 
beach. Box 'iiSt. C'olonlst. 


ARLINGTON Rooina. 819 Fort St.; hand- 
somely furnished; hot and ccM run- 
ning water; electric light, steam hea.t; from 
7&C.. Phone 2842. 

BBDROOM to let. breakfast if desired, for 
two young men. 1324 Pembroke St. 

F.UUNISII.aD rooms for rci!poct.a,b!c men. 
372 Pandora st. 

17IUR.NISHED rooms to let 80 South Turner 
: St. 

TO muMt 

ACAlif-inu iitcitvLod .witit 
waterfront. Cadburo B*/. 



/':j.Of>D Stable to let. »1T Worth P«rll tt, 




FFICES and unfurnished rooma. 

Douglas St. 


URNlSHBDl room to let, with board; 
also table board. 924 Jolmson st. 


■AURNJSHKD Rooms. 433 Superior St.; 
■* phone L3016. 

H. H., 

730 Princess ave. 

rr>wO youFig ^<vtr Airmen wish wnrk oi 

-•- itt-tiMU u* . ulfcAfr^r -,''*- - •-■ - - ■ 

Colonist Office. 

^^^ytf x^v* 

V\TANTED — Borne kind person to give a 
VV negro lad (18) a Job. Fred Webb. 
Labor h«>41. 

YOUNO man, well educated, speaking 
English, French. German, wishes po- 
«ltl6n at anything, cily or country; can 
milk an d drive. Box 368, Colonist. 

Vr qUNQ mai) wants position as camp cook. 

17VURNISHED, Large Sunny Front Rjom, 
- suitable tor two •gentlemen or two la- 
dies; use of phone and piano; breakfast, if 
desired Apply 1803 Cook St. 

Ii'^UKNiSHJtD Kooms Or orrices. corner 
30 Douglas and Yates Sis., The IClni; 
lieorgc; newly furnished; centrally located. 
130j Douglas. 

TAU RNISHED Rooms. 1422 Fort St. 

f|\RONT Room, large, sunny. 740 Bur- 
dette Ave.; phone R1231. 

T ANOLEY Rooms— Olooma from $1.60-$2 
XJ per. 1211 Langley. 

■f .IP.G-E f'jrnls.'ied tTont rnn.-n to rent, 
JL-< suitable ior iwo B«"tieinen; ne<if elm 
and park, on car line. 670 Niagara at. 

RETIRED officer and his wife have 3 
spare bedrooms and one very nice 
sitting room, to let to gentleman of good 
family and position; James Bay district: 
close to car; breakfast given. If required; 
for terms and full particulars, apply Box 
3^2 Colonist. ' 

OOMS to let, furnished or unfurnished. 

let— Store. Just off JohWWII ft., Il« 

per miint;i. Apply HIbha. Ori«atftl 

alley, Johnson st. 

mENT to let. for two, wUit IXMr^ aUldy 
X beach, good bati)>lng. P. O. Bag, 112. 

rp<J rent-New Butcher shop tn (MS lo- 

.*• caiiiy. ii«ii Kort ST. > 

rno let— Premises ov^er Challoner A Mtteh- 
A ell's store, formerly occupied by 
Alexandra Club, now vacant. APIU7. CIUll' 
loner & MIt.ihell Co.. Lt d. 1 017 WV't lit 


I , Sii 

BARIiKIt business.— »660 buys enUr* tiu 
lings, stock and goodwill of g Vftod 
business with lease of sht>p. Ownsr obllftd 
to give ux> on account of health. Aoilyi 
W. r. V. Copemsn, Sidney, 'Vaflcouver 1»- 

ESTABLISHED realty bustneaa tor •»!•, 
doing a good business; will hall hall 
or whole Interes'.: good office, and 'well 
fitted, on ground floor. Apply Bog T9T 


IjVDR sale — High clans rooming house In 
oentro of city, conRlatiug of 16 rooms, 
en sulio of 2 rooms each, with bath rooms 
attached. This is an exceptionally good 
proposition a:id price very moderate. Hor- 
ris & SturgesB, McCallum block. Douglas st. 

■l.j'\OR sale — Good going grocery bus!t»esa In 
-*- Viemria; uuu»«? in uoriiitjctioii wilil 

store. It desired. .\|*l5ly. Box 247, Colonist. 

GROCERY store, 3 years' lease: 
$14,000 year; for sale for .'es 
only. Box 973, Colonist. 


E DOMING House — 10 Newly furnished 
' rooms, in good locality; full all the 
lime; price $1,050 on time, or $950 cash; 
rent only $22 per month. Kld^'lty Trust 
and «5aylng8 Co.. Ltd, 6Q4. Brougnton st. 


TANTED, a genuine pool room business 
In Victoria, or NanaLmn. Addrnsa Box 

I — w- 

I t h e v e yy oo nv a nUn asb — 4 8 8 g a rry s t ., 

WANTED— -Sell your business, why not 
do so at a, profit? We have purchas- 
ers for several good businesses in the city. 
If the price is reasonable. Have r.-'ady buy- 
ers for bourdlMK and rooming houses. List 
your retail business with us; wn will sell 
It. Phone us and our representative will 
call upon you. Your affairs are confident- 
ial. Harrla & Sturgess. 1229 Douglas st. 


ANTED, to p urchase In YlctcrU, g uo;! 











.iiieK, 1 12.60. 
cuuver St. 

OR sale, a Pointer dog, eight nionthi 
old. Apply Sergearil Dawwon, Work 


Point Barracks. 

VV ' 7eara of age. 
Co.. Ltd. 

CliSiloasr Sc aistchcii 

Box 96. Colonist. 

CLOTHES Cleaning — Clothes ^sleaned. 
dved. pressed, repaired and altered. 
Leave orders nt Watson & McGregor, phone 

745. Hutley's. 645 Johnson St. _^__ 

LOTHES Clcsinlng — Gents' clothes clean- 
ed dyed, repaired and pressed; um- 
brellas and parasols made, repaired nnd re- 
covered. Guy W. Walk'-r, "08 Johnson St., 

Just cast o f Douglua; phone L1267. 

I^OTHES Cleaning— Wah Chong. ladles' 
and gents' dry cleaning, pressing and 
repairing on short notice. 1T25 Govern- 
ment S.t., Victoria. B. C. 

/-^OAL and Wood — George Burt, dealer in 
\J all kinds ot wood and coal. Delivered 

in any part ot city, at current rates. Phone 
K'jfi; yards T3u Pan dora. ^_ 

y-^OAL and Wood— Hall & Walker. Wel- 
l-^ UnKton Collieries coal. Comox anthra- 
cite coal blacksmith's and nut coal special- 
ly pri^mirfd Phone 83. 1232 Government. 

CtONTR.VCTORS — Brownsey & Knight (A. 
J Brcwnsey, Maywood P O. ; Geo. Knight. 
612 Caledonia Ave). Carpenters and bulld- 
irs. Alterations nnd repairs. Plans ana 
estimates furnished. ^ 

C-^RUSHKD Rock and Gravel— Producers' 
J Kock & Gravel Co. Bunkers, Store St.. 
foot of Chath.-im St.; phone 306. Crushco 
rock, washed sand and gravel delivered by 
teams at bunkers or on scows at quarry and 
t;rcvcl pll 'It Uoygl Hay. 

RAYMA-N— Joseph Heaney, office 66 
Wharf St.; phone 171. 

FOR «aIo, ono Imported registered -Clydes- 
dale stud. 8 years of age; good action 
and broken to harness; would trade for a 
good building lot; correspondence solicited. 
Apply lO ltl Oilphant ave. ^__ 

."^OR sale — Brown Leghorn yearling hens 

Kilchmond road. 


RAV.MEN — Victoria Truck & Dray Co. 
Phone 13. 

Dry. Works— B. C. Steam Dye Works, 
the largest dyeing and cleaning works 
In the province. Country orders solicited. 
Phone "00. J. C. Renfrew, proprietor. 

DYE Works — Foul's Steam Dye Works, 
SIS Fort ."^t. Wc clean, press and re- 
pair liKlies' nnd gentlemen's garments equal 
\a new. Phone B24. ^ 

."ELECTRICIANS — Carter . ft McKenzIo, 
J pnt>-tlcal electricians and contractors. 
Phone 710; res. phones L2270, R2C,67. Tele- 
phone and motor work a specialty. 1319 St^ 

Ij"^LEi'TR|r'I,\NS — Foot & Tuson, electrical 
Id contractors. Motor _bonts, gasoline en- 
pines. Piioni: .At44(». 73o Fui t St. 



Ri H ITKCT.S — Oen. 

Douffl.-\8 St. 



RCHITECT — C. Elwood Watklna 
looms 1 and 2, Green Blk., corner 
Trounce Ave. and Broad. Phono 2188; rea 
phone L139S. 

±\. R 

1AOR Sale, a good team of horses, cheap. 
. pho ne 2714. 

01 OOD Jersey co-w and hclter calf for sale, 
T swparatuly or together. Apply Brad- 
street, Ooldstream. __^________ 

HENS and chicks for sale, cheap. 260 
Beach drive, end of Foul Bay car. - 

HORSES for Sale — Draught and Driving 
horses: also 8 sets ot harness. Folsom 
Stables. Mason and Vancouve r sts. 






ORSE for sale- 
roadster "Dolly," sound, good action; 
also rubber tired buggy and harness. Beau- 
mont Bog gS. 6-'^ Fort St. ^ 

OKSia (general purpose) lor otiic. SJs 
years ohi; excellent stock- A. B. 

Cameron. Gordon 'Head. 


RCHITECT — H. S. Griffiths, 
ernment St.; phone 1489. 

1003 Oov- 

Hooper — in 

A RCHITECT — Thomas 

and specifications furnished on application 
Office, New Royal Bank bldg. ; phone 927. 

tice In B. C. for 25 years. Plans 

A CGITST First, 

JTMIPLDVMIO.S'T Bureau — White Labor 
-J Agency. If you want men for any 
kind of work, please phone 3630. The 
Ptransers' Kent. 1418 Gcvcrnment St. 

MPI.''JY'MENT Bureau — Wing On, 1709 
Government .~ t. : phone 23. 

GLASS and Glazing — Every description ot 
g'ass, plate, sheet, prismatic ornamen- 
tai, lesdcd, etc. The Melrose Co. Ltd. 618 
Fort Ft. __^__ 

GARDICVEP. — C. Portfirsen. landscape and 
Jol-.blns gnnl'^ner: tree pruning and 
spraying a specialty. 845 P&ndora; phone 
L24«g. ^ 

GARDENERS — Green * Tucker, gardening 
in .'ill Its br;inche«: landscape work a 
specialty. Addn-sa 19!n rowan Ave., city. 

GARDENER — Landscape Gardener. James 
Simpson, 9S1 Johnson St.; phone 
R1160. Expert on all garden and orchard 
details. Pruning nnd cleanl.ig from in- 
sects ros<'S ■ specialty; lawns graded and 
finished In first, stcond or third quality, ac- 
cording to contract. 

HARDWARE— E. G. Prior & Co.. hard- 
ware and agricultural Implements. 
Corner .Johnson nnd Government Sts. 

HAKUWAKIS-^-Tho Hickman Tyo Hard- 
ware Co.. Ijtd. Iron, steel, hardware, 
cutlery. 30 and 34 Yates St. Victoria B. C. 

JEWELERS— A. Petch. 1416 Douglas St. 
Specialty of English watch repairing. 

Miss Devsreaux's Agency 
rlll remove to -1114 Fort at., behind 
Hlt^li Schuui. 

C1IVIL Engineers — Top^ ft Co., Civil En- 
J glneers and land surveyors. Room 211 
Pemberton block. Phono 2998, P. O. Box 

("1IVIL Engineer — George A. Smith. British 
J Columbia land surveyor. Office at 
Albernl, B. C. ^ 

("tlVIL Engineers-- Goro & McGregor. J. 
J Herrlck McGregor, manager. Land 
surveyors and civil engineers. Chancery 
Chambers. P.O. Box 162: phonb AB04. Fort 
George ottlce. J. ". T« mpicta.n. manager. 

CIVIL Engineers — Green Bros. .Burden ft 
Co., civil engineers. Dominion and B. C. 
land suVvc'ors. 114 Pemoerton Blk., Vic- 
toria. B. C. Branch ottlce in Nelson (13 
yearB) and Fo rt George (1 yenr). 

IIVIL Engineer — P. C. Coates Dominion 
and Provincial land surveyor. Room 

34 Board ot Trade. 

IVIL Engineer — A. I. Robertson. British 

Columbia land surveyor. 622 Fort St.. 

Vicio, i(!. E. C. ; phone L1647; P. O. B ox 792. 

C IIVIL Engineers' — SwanncU ft Noakes, Do- 
J minion and B. C. land surveyors and 

HENS for Sale — Laying and sitting; pul- 
lets, chicks, cockerels. Cyphers' In- 
cubator and brooder. 1482- Dallas Rd. ; 
phone RL'430. 

CfiELLlNG out, by pairs or lot of ten 
O ipalrs. first-class homer pLgei,ns. good 
breeders, also few squabs. A-pply 439 Quo- 

be<,: street. 

TANTED — (Jood. fresh cow. S. Johnson, 
Army road, off Bur nslde road. 

TANincD — A thorouglibrcd young field 

spaniel dog or pu;-. E. Etherldge, 

Iqullz P. O. 

number ot .S. C. 
g hens, pullets 
chicks; a g'>'>d utralr. required. Apply 
l,-.73. Victoria. 

WANTED— Smart boy for real estate and 
Insurance office. Applicant address. 
to own handwriting, P. O. Drawer 669. City. 

TTtr.VNTED — Two good grocery clerks, men 
W who are not afraid to work. Apply 

Drawer 7 21. 

\/f7ANTKD — A good, strong boy for dellv- 
VV cry wagon. Apply P. O. Box 3 91. 

■'ANTED, high -class and rebponslble man 
/ and wile (no children) for work at a 
suburban homo In Seattle; must have hal 
expe-lejico In (Ifs'-class places; wnman to 
do ^•<•neraI housework, srnall family, no 
Ittundrv; man to lake care of lawn and nuto- 
ruublio and general outside work around 
house; will pay $70 per monlh for both and 
furnish nice pla^-c to live; must give best "jf 
rsterenccB in answering ud.. und slate fully 
experience. Bd x 727, Colonist. 



VX'ANTED — To buy a ni: 
\\ While Leghorn layln 




/ ^OSY housekeeping rooms, front view, 3 
vV minutes from <;. P. R. boats; telephone, 
electric light, bath; phone R llilil.'. 

lAURNitJHED housekeeping rooms; wlectrlo 
light, bath; central; adults only. 638 
Princess ave. 



HOU.SEKBKPING rooms to lot; gas stove. 
84 3. Fort St. 

Rooms — Furnished 

housemaid wanted. Mrs. H. 
C>. Klrkham, 615 Vancouver at.; phone 

L 21'J2. 

^^HNER.'^u ho'.i«ewnrk girl wanted: will 
^-jf pay highest wages for one who unaer- 
siai\dB hor work; others need not apply. 
14 41. Fort St.; pho ne 3846. 

taNTEOD — Girl to work In euntectlonery 
store. 712 Yates St. 



YOUNG man requires work In hardware 
wariehouse. not afraid Qf work; ab- 

stainer Box 46, Colonist. 


lT'OU.NO Scotsman desires •position of &a^ 
kind; good' office experience; refer- 
ences. Box 136. Colonist 


BOOKKEEPER, experienced, desires situ- 
ation; highest references. Box 878, 

DRESSMAKING wanted by the day; good 
local recommendation. 2009 Cook st. ; 
phone L :iG75. 

IJi.NGLISH lady, minister's, daughtor, re- 
-i qulrt-a a situation as cumpiinlon-hclp 

" — — — .. — ; -iWM-^ i riV i -it-r B rrj i Uimiwf «i 

ROOMS to ren^ single. Of la knnM, In 
now brick block. Apply Valo, 630, 
Johnson at., or 2218 Government St. ' 

ROOMS to let; first floor. 810 Douglas, cor. 
Humbol dt. 

ROOMS (furnished) for gentlemen; every 
convenience. 1112 ('00k »t. Phono L1561 
__ — 

ROOMS. with 
John St. 

or without board. 

Box 168. Colonist. 

or housekeeper. 

I .ENGLISH woman wishes position as chil- 
li dren'B nursv; experienced; Canadian 
reteroiicts given. Box 1 31 Coloniflt. 

Ij'^DUi'ATI-.lD Englishwoman wishing to 
1^ gain experience, is willing to agist 
mistress of fruit or poultry farm In house 
w ork. Box 913. Colon la t. 

ELDERLY Scotch wishes post as 
woiking housekeeper in oc near city. 

TO lot — T^vo front rooms partly furnishe<l 
with use ot kitchen. 131 S Dcnman st. 

rnlahed front bedroom; 
5'CS Toronto St., oft 

rpo let— Newly tu 
X no children, 


let — Front bedroom. Phone L 3947. 

rpo rent, rooms, furnished and unturnlsh- 
X cd; bath and electric light. 2617 Gra- 
ham St. 

TO re 

rent, centrally locau-d, well furnished 
rooms; breakfast, it desired. 1189, 
Yates St. Phono 2164. 

paying bustnesB. 


Box 78. 


A LL Union Carjpenters are requested to 
-t\- attend mass meeting at Labor Hall, 
.Monday evening next, at 8 p. m. 

A NTIQUE Jewelry, diamonds, engravings 
/"A. and pictures bought and sold. Mra 
.'V. A. Aaronaon. 85 Johnson St. 

BAGGAGE promptly handled at current 
rates b.s- the Victoria Transfer Co.; 
phone 129. Office open night and day. 

Jobber. — ^T. J. Lopthlsn. 
e show cases and safes In stock 
and to order. L19U. 2653 Rose St. 



Vjr Apply 1410 Store st. next Queen hotel. 

tIRL wanted, about 16 years of age as 
r mother's help. 16 60 Glads t one ^ve. 

IRL wanted, to assist In housework. 847 




OUSEKEEPER wanted, for single gen- 

LADY help wanted for cooking and house- 

wages $30. Bradley-Dyne, 

Sidney P. O. 

677. C 

needlework wanted, dally. 




TEADV Employment — Sewing machine 
operators and folders: beginners 
taught; electric power; union wages; a,-hour 
day; half-holiday Saturday. Apply Turner, 
Beeton & Co.'s Shirt and Overall Factory, 
cor. Wharf and Bastion Sts.. Victoria. B. (.'. 

■tt TANTED— -Oood general servant, small 
VV f.-imlly. 134 8 Foi- t st. 

$10 a week. 

civil engineers. 1219 Langley 
B.-ix 642: phone 377. 



(^IVII^ Engineers — Clarence Hoard., A. M. 
J Can. Soc. Civil Engineers, M. Am. Ry. 
Engr & M. ot W. Assoc. Civil engineer: 
Railways, HlghiiWiys, i;oncr«te. Office 401 
Pemberton Bldg.. phone .984; rea Empress 
Hotel, phono 1680. 

CON.SULTING Engineer — W, O. Winter- 
burn M.T.N. A.. oonsuHIng mechanical 
engineer. Offices 516 Bastion Square; res. 
43S Dallas Dd.; phone 1631. 


JUNK — Wanted: Scrap brass, copper, zinc, 
lead cast Iron sacks, bottles, rubber; 
highest prices paid. Victoria Junk Agency. 
1«!0 Store St.; phone 1836. 

LANDSCAPE Gardener- F. Street, F.R.H.3. 
garden design In all Its branches. Ad- 
dress Lake HUI, Victoria; phone 1993, 

LZVEXvY — Cttitlwili » ViSiisfcr. gciiei'fLi ci- 
press, sale, livery and boarding stables. 
TIT Cormorant St.; night and day; phone 

LrVERY— Victoria Transfer Co., Ltd. TeU 
129. JQest service In the oily. 

ITHOORAPHING — Lithographing. en- 
graving and embossing. Nothing too 
large and nothing too small; your stationery 
!• your advance agent; our work Is un- 
vqualled west of T^roiilu. Tii« Coluftlst 
Printing, ft Publis hing Co.. Ltd. 

MANICURINO. Electric Face and Scalp 
massage; first-class 'work guaranteed. 
?S4 Hunvboldt St. Phone R 2943. 

MABBAGE — G. Bjomfelt, Swedish massage, 
medical gymnastics. vibrator treat- 
ment. 821 Fort St.: phone 1856. 

HA8SAOB — Mrs. Earsman. electric light 
baths, medical massage. 1001 Fort 
St; phone B1985. 

PAINTERS — The Melrose Co. Ltd., «U 
Fort Bt, undertake every br»«eh of 
the painting abd decorating bublnesa, and 
KWt rmtee aatlaf action. 

PROUT Kros., Art Leaded Glass Workers. 
'We figure on leaded glass, prismatic. In 
oonper or lead; bevel plate and mirror Work. 
AdarsM 7J1 Vi ew; phone 2462. 

PATKKTS — Rowland BSttaln, recletared 
mt«»m«r> J^tenig In *« countriea 
lNJfft<ld Bld«., op. P. O. Vancouver. 

torn., -Vlottfrt* B. C 

— -^mvm-^-OMmn m^am * Heat. 

surgeon. Jewell Blk., 
and Doueia.>» Sts., Victoria. 
557: res. 122. 




■pkE.VTIST^ — W. F. Fraser, D.M.D. 
xJ 732 Yates St, Garescho Blk. 
hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 


1082 Richmond 

1118 Ceok St. 

AoTilv Olvmnus Cafe. 



ayO nnt — ^One furnished room, suitable tor 
housekeeping: no children; 962 Mason 
St. Apply 907 Government st. 

rpo let — Four unfurnlshod, all modern 

Spring road, corner iDenman. 

rvyO let — <A suite of one or two furnished 
X housekeeping rooms; gas trtoves and 
electric light; close in. 1120 Vancouver at. 

O rent — Furnished housekeeping rooms; 
BO children; 711 VIow St. 


-Unfu.-nlshed, pretty 
kitchen (gas). 
Mount Edwards, Vancouver »t. 

rpo rent — 1 

X rooms. kitchen (gas). 

flat, two 

-a: n. ai 

.1 III . I ff 1 ■ ' "Hi 


ot Mr. Benedict Bantly, is prepared to 
receive pcplls In pianoforte playing; terms 
moderate. 2522 Qua dra street; phone R2761 

MADAME JUI^IAN, of London, pupil of 
Ivor McKsy, tenor Royal Opera, Co- 
vent Gardens, visits pupils for singing and 
voice product ion. 199. Colonis t. 

"VTBTKRINART— 8. V. Veterinary College. 

V Session begins 8«pt. 15; catalogue 

free. Dr. C. Keane, 1818 Market St.. S F. 


HOTEL — AlhBBibra, Mrs. 8. Thompson ft 
Sons proprietors; R. D. Thompson, 
manager. Corner Carroll and Water Sts., 
Vancouver, B. C. Vancouver's first hotel. 
Situated In the heart of the city. Modernly 
equipped throughout. Midday lunch a »pe- 
jlalty. European plan. Famed for good 
wh iskey. jftttMl^' ' #■*»>» 

HOTEL — Blackburn. A. E. Blackburn, pro- 
prietor. This well-known and popular 
hotel entirely rebuilt and refurnished, is 
now open to Its patrons. Steam heat, fine 
commodious rooms, first-class dining-room, 
best attention to comfort of guests. Ameri- 
can plan. 11.60 to tZ.OO per day. European 
plan, 75e upwards. 318 Westm inster Ave. 

HOTEL — Dominion. When you arrive at 
Vancouver, take large auto bus, which 
will take you to this hotel free. Our servlee Is 
the best obtainable at the price, Ameri- 
can plan, $1.50 to la.OO per day. Auto 
makes one trip dally around Stanley Park. 
F. Bsynes, proprietor. 


HOTEL— California Hotel, 19 Johnson St 
Newly fitted up from bottom to top; 
good accommodation, sorting jrallerjr, com- 
prlatng tite-eltsd photos of all tba noted> 
•ports ahd athlete* up to the pregent day. 
Bar isJways sotiplled 'With beat vooda. 
i'bo«. McManu*. propyiet or. 

OTBlV-N«w BfmmmwT^k, tOomt *«m<Mm. 

In Victoria. NioMr fttni(«h«4 room* 

at rKOderate ^tulm*. Weekly rumm. AH 

oaris p«s* hotel.' Iwo smtrmmeeg, e»r»«r 

y a tea and Pottt Htfc , r%9n» >W. 

laa'ud CormoMiit RU. tpp*»tt» eity 

rpo ren-i — Furnished housekeeping room. 
X near car. 1219 North Park Bt. 

TWO rooms, unfurnished suite, quiet lady, 
£16 month. 329 Michigan St., 
third new house. 

\T^'ANTIOD' — Furnished housekeeping 

VV rooms In priviile famSiy by Kn«ll»!i 
poopln or r-nt small cottage. 254. Colonis*.. 


BOARD and room tor two young men. 860 
CJueen's ave. 

BOARD and lodging tor summer holidays, 
on the Cowlchan river, close to Dun- 
cana Apply Box % Duncans P. O. 


W to help with care of children, or light 
hnvisework, for three or four weeks at Shaw- 
nlRan lake. Address Mrs. C. H. I'lle. clo 
Holel Wtr'athcona. Shawnlgan Lake, B. C. 

\.NTED — A flrst-rlass presser on ladles' 
garments. Apply Herman, 864 Yates 
St. French Dry Cleaners. 

E.NGLISH lady, farmers' daughter. re- 
quires a situation as companion-help Box 

41. Colonist. 

I7INGL1SH governess seeks holiday post In 
J any (yipaclty for a ir.osth from 26th 
July: excellent testimonials; ago 27. Address 
E. -M., c|o Y. W. C. A.. Victoria. B. C. 

C~^ E.NERAL servant. Scotch, wishes sltua- 
T Hon. 181. Col onist 

OUSEWORK wanted by young wxjman. 



J disengaged ; fond of 

1: <t 
294, Colonist office. 


requires situation; 
children. Box 

AUNDRBSS would like a 
week. Box 206. Colonist 

few days a 



ATERNITY NURSE (experienced). Mrs. 
(Well, phone M 1627, 
Wonston, Esquimau rd. 

THE Portland, 723 Tales at.; European 
plnn; running hot and cold water, and 
stcirn hcit t^ilf*^h'^^e in «ii ronms. 

Douglas St., nearly oppo- 
1; modern; well ap 
with or without private bath. 


BICYCLE — Gentleman's Engilah machine, 
Practicolly new; cost iVS; price 185. 
Aberdeen at., 
raonl P. O. 

THE W'averley, I 
site city hnll; modern; well appolnled 

Esquinialt, or Box i, Deau- 

ILLI.\RD dining table, new, with all flt- 

tin. . 
Leaver, 7 38 Fort St. 



young studenia 
Victoria West. 

pianoforte teacher, offers 
icallon I 
Write Studio. Head St., 

MR.S. Tully 
special rates during vacation months to 

■rX^ANTED — ^Threo girls. 
>T steam Laundry, 81( 

Apply, Victoria 
6 Yates st 

TAJ-'iNTED — Girl, about 18 years of age. 
VV Challoner & Mitchell Co., Ltd. 

ir light 
A4)ply 320 Men- 

xr'OUNG girl wanted tor light house- 

zle. nt. 

from 9 to 2. 


ritEACHER wanted for Mayne Island 
X School. Salary $50.00 per month. 
Apply. J. W'. Bonnet t. Mayne. B. C^ 

TEACHER, for Ellison public school; du- 
ties to commence after eummer holi- 
days. Apply to Michael Mereron, sec. 
Board ot Trustees. Ellison school, Kelowna, 
B. C. 

1 POSITION wanted as stenographer; know- 
ledge of bookkeeping. Address Box 
135. Col onist. ^__ 

POSITION wanted as companion, by young 
Eccilsh lady. B oi 86. Colon'st 

SITU,^TION wanted as housekeeper by ex- 
perienced Englishwoman, Reply, stat- 
ing wages, to Box 768, Col onist. 

LBokeoppr or companion help 
In the country. Box 293, Colonist. 

V^tTAJv'TED — By experienced woman. 
VV Hon BB houB 

WIDOW (ex-tralned nurse) would like tn 
take one or two healthy children to 
care for; short periods not objected to; large 
house. healthy location; referencee ex- 
changed. Mrs. Ewart. Ladysmllh^ _^ 

YOUNG lady, trained nurse, lengthy ex- 
perience in leading London hospital, 
seeks engagement, nursing, or other occu- 
pation at fair salary; trasnportatlon to be 
advanc«rd. Addl'iSS AM.P..W., c|o Y.W.CA, 

YOI'NO lady, experienced, desires posi- 
tion as stenographer: knowledge o: 
bookkeeping and general office work. Box 
Zn.l. Colonist. 

YOUNG lady wishes to go out sewing by 
day. Box 124 Colonist. 

BOARDING House (The Poplars) corner 
Belleville St. and Government (opposite 
Empress hotel, 2 minutes from C. P. R. 
docks and P. O. ; the besl for the price In 
the city; board and room $1.00 per day; 
connected with the house is a. refreshment 
stand, ham sandwiches 10c. ; tea, 5c.; good 
nieisM*. 26r.. vf^rvml tn lime foi' boats: no 
ovrcharges; best Royal Dairy Ice cream; 
cigars and tobacco, fresh fruits, nuts and 
candles. Miss L. J. Green, proprietress. 


.' J 175 Yates street. 

FIRST-CLASS Nursing Home for maternity 
caaes. Miss K. 11. Jones. 731 Vancou- 
ver St Phono 1202. 

nlGH-CLASS residential home. with 
English lady of good aoclal position In 
-charmingly furnished private house; one 
minute from sea (Bpacon hill car). Apply 
107 Government st. 

OOM and board, English cooking; 1011 
Colllnson st, off Vancouver. 



OOM and board, flrst-claes. Near ^aa- 

con Hli; Park. Phone B 2818. 

for Glcnora Public 
School. Apiply Fleet Surgeon ateph- 
R. N. Duncan. 

W'!-'^ NTBi;- — Teacher 


TT^pUJfD — Dapple grf 
X er can recover 

:rey horse, aged. Own- 
same by paying ex- 
penses. Apply to J. W. Songhurst, West 
Saanlch road. 

IrXOL'.ND, Motor car lamp. Reply Box 216 

IAOUND — J. M., 684 Johnson St., 
■ will return a sum ot paper money to 
the person who lost It Wedneeday evening 

ill Ihc B. C. Junk and Ha-rtiware Co, »tor«. 
by proving, and paying for this ad. 

LOHT — .A young Irish setter bitch, 
nhnnit "R 2B00." 


06T — i. O. .0. F. locket with photo en- 
olosed. Finder please return to Prov- 
lt)Ce Cigar Factory. Reward. 


LOST— bundle 
Forbes st. 

Phone 289B. 

mattraaa — 

LOST, hunch of keys at or ne«r poat ofVloe: 
reward at Box 227 Colonlat 

LOST .Spring Weight 
Stewart A Co. 

Reward. F. R, 

and Beacon 

speotaolas In 

pTease return to Box 194, Col- 

poet office. 452 .Cheater ave., one mln- 

lOOM and board, ten minutes' walk from 
» poat office. 452 iC 
ute from Cook st. car. 

ROOMS and board, beautifully situated 
near Gorge, close to car line; terms 
moderate. Miss Chamberlain, 12S7 Sunny- 
aide are., o ff Cralgflower rd. ; phone R 1186 . 

SAXONHURST, 617 Oovemment St, close 
to Parliament bldga. :' under new man- 
agement; ta place for home comfort; also 
tebte board: sure satisfaction; worth • trial. 
Phone 2441. 


DRBflSlilAKBR»— (Ura. and Mtaa In«Ie. 
late of ReMOt at., London, are now 
open for commlaaioit*: dw and evenina 
fowaa » tiMclaUtr- ««T KlagsrA at; phons 

^»**l- ., .„■: ,. « - 

-flJklKpnniAKEm, •xp»/len6*d, wish^ raw 
U SDil«K«aiM>ta for country. Box $*%, 

BR -wiMil* Wtk hf the dsy; 
ksits lb f ItT. -> 


I' CST— ^Bet.ween Foul Bay 
J Hill, a _palr of gold 
black case, 
on 1st. 

•"OUNO woman, Scottish, wish's situation 
as general servant Box 123. Colonist 


lARPENTEUS' tools (or sale. — A flrst- 
clan set of carpenter's and Joiner's 
tools tor Bale on Saturday, 29, at 848 John- 
son St., at 2 p. m. ; all Canadian and Ameri- 
can make. 

-CHATHAM Incubator for sale; 200 egga 
B ox 101. Colonist. 

17SOR sale — ^Furniture. Including kitchen 
. range, gas range, extension tablo, buf- 
fet couch, kitchen table, chairs, linoleum, 
etc., $60. 1013 Vancouver st. 

I7\0R sale — Good, fine double-seated Glad- 
. stone carriage: fit tor single or team; 
cushion, seats and lamps; good condition; 
Bet harness, chaff cutter, skip ot beer, trult 
boxes, etc. Sell cheap; leaving city; must 
clear out. Apply 1431 Edmonton road. 

IJVOR sale — BuHdln* society loan of $4,000. 
no Interest Hell $2.u06 if required. 
Film ft Co., Trounce ave. 

]^"\0R sale — Family goin.g Into mourning, 
wll.l sell wferdrobe cheap. Evening 
.\ddres8 266. (Colonist. 

OOLI.NLEA Mending Syndicate— Clothing 
of all kinds marked and mended with 
ifticlency and despatch: parcels collected 
and returned; terms very moderate. Apply 
the Mending Secretary, care the Colonial In- 
telligence League, 19 Mount Edwards, "Van-i 
conver st. 

DEEP Well Boring Apparatus for hire, t^ 
work by hand. Major Barnes, Crofton. 
Vancouver Island. 

FISHER Employment Agency, (9S Johnj 
i.-i-a. Covemmir.t; atoas. !9JR 

Prompt personal attention given to ordera^' 

. , — _ . , ~^ — .-# 

O.^TRIOH olumes renovated; wllloWtng a 
speciality.. Apply Hotel Canada, lilt 

Broad St. ; phone L391. _' 

ROOFS and Gutters cleaned and repaired; 
fireproof painting done. EngelsOH 4k 
Archment 725 Courtney S t; phone 1>T<. - 

AN Francleco Veterinary College; sa^lon 

begins Sept 16. Catalogue free. Dr. 

C. Keaoe. 1818 Market st. B. F. 

QOOKE Automobile Stage — The Baturdar 
O 6 p. m. trip from Sooke and the Sat- 
urday 7:30 p. m. trip to Sooke will be dis- 
continued until further notice. 

rpHE latest Sheet Metal swinging olac- 
X trio signs ot all doacrlptlona, made by 
B. C. Sheet Metal Works. J. )<ark«t, ltl« 
Oak Bay ave. 

VACUUM Cleaning — Man, with machine, 
60c. an hour. Phone L tllT. 


gowns, costumes, etc. 

.>OR sale, good, secondhand binder; price 

P. O., Saanlch 

Ij^OR sale, furniture ot 6-roomed house, 
adapted for family or rooming house; 


Box 214. Colonist. 

T7VOR salft- 
X^ b 

HAVE you houses to rent? I have ten- 
anls waiting. Also enquiries for lots 
all sections of the city. List with Q. B. 
Hodgson, McCallum tiiock. ^^ 


OOMS (furnished) to let 
rence at 

107 St Law- 

SMALL house wanted to rent. $90 to $46 
month; must be clean. Box 682, Col- 
onist ■ , 

CtTABIjlNO wanted for two horses; not far 
55 from cit y hall. 086, Colonist office. 

WANTED, from middle of ' August, for 
some months, furnished house In the 
eniintrr nr at the seaside, by lady and gen- 
tleman and maid; oarerful tenants. A,ppiy 
by letter, giving all particulars, to Mrs. H. 
J. Fuller, Oak Bay Hotel. 

W. ... I III 1.1 ■ , » . .. * 4 ..— B » ■I^.t 99m^*W^ 

nlshed cottage; would take for six 
months, with option of purohaae; Oak Bay 
distrlot prefer red. Box 813, Colonist 

Wanted— To rent smsll farm. Would 
take over stock. Apply, P. O. Box. 
S&6, Vancouver. 

■26-ft. cabin cruiser, «H-tt 

beam. 8 h.p. engine; seaworthy, new, 

and In perfect condHJon, $650. 201, Colonist 

IjVOK sale — Wagon, suitable for express or 
■ contractor. Apply, 1809 Blanchard St. 

■TTVDR sale, or exchange on lot, driver, rub- 
-T ber tired buggy and harnesa Phone 

1646, or address 643 Niag ara St. 

OCm black sol! for mI». $1 per yard, de- 
livered. Apply J. Haggorty, Discovery 
st, or at excavation, Dou slas and Broughton. 

T7>OR sale — .Petaluma Incubator and brood- 
X; er; used twice, $16.00. Also 4 pairs 
Belgian hares, price $1 ipalr. 620 Dunedln 
■ L. Phona n 2561. 

SAW Mill Machinery — For sale, cheap and 
on easy terms. l-61n.xl51n. planer and 
matcher; Cowan make. In good running 
order. Camer on Lumber Co.. Ltd. 

fELLINO out at cost, four solid rubber- 
tired surreys; also six stesl-tlred bug- 
gies. B. C. Hardware Co.. Ltd., 733 John- 
son st. ,» 


FIRST-CLAtSe farm wanted wUhJn JO 
miles. Box 4, Beaumont P. O. 

GOOD building lot wanted. In Jamas Bay 
district near car; owners only. Box 
49, Colonist^ _______^_ 

LAND wanted. ItO acre dairy farm: must 
have about 60 acres cleared, and be 
near a creamery; will deal With owasr Onjy. 
Stale best price and terms In first letter. 
Apply B ox 128. Colonist. 

fANTEO — ^Few acres Improved. Bmall 
house close to car; waterfront pre- 
ferred. Owners only; tull partteolara, 

Box 252, CoJonlst 


WANTED, .fox a clleot, a country »s*l- 
dence, 8 or 10 aorea. near extsUng 
tram 01 railway. Ap^ily, statinf pries and 
full particulars. O wen -Devereaux Ibts*- 
ment Co.. Victoria. J30, Fatnbsrton blook; 
phone 1980. ■ ' 

WANTED — To purchass flrs of »lx- 
roomed house on ons to Hts 4Hrsa; 
terms $600 cash, balaaos arraafsd. Xaply; 
giving full particulars. Bog 117. Calatttot . 

ANT to buy a lot In Jamss Bajr> »••» t»>e 
water; will pay one>thtrd dawa; aaad 
description, or no nottos will ba UBsa: 
owne rs only. Box tt, Coloolat. 

W 'ANTED, from f to » aeras^ airttaMa tor 
chicken farm, with » ori 4 
no agents. P. O. Box 1141. 



Vg^OOD — U N. Wln» On, 17»» Qovern- 

ment 8t ; phone it. 




f 08T— <3n Burnslde road, nefer Straw- 
XJ iberry Vale post office, ladles' red 
bathing suit, rubber cap and towel. ILeO 
reward. Mrs. R. I.>ayHti, Colqulta, P. O. 


•ANTED — To borrow OB* hundred thou- 
jllars aa first mortg«t« 
Reftly, Box 248, Colotilst. 


real estate. 


1»14 Fort st . t«l. 447. Hotirs. 10-1 J; ^-^ 

WANTBiD— iBxpcrlsnead foverneta. age 10 
to tS; 'Sakllali subjoeu. with maslc 
Freach and drawtngj rsfarancea: eouoiry; 
4Maary. |M f;o tti. , .... :.:" ... ,.,- . 

WArrrwD-^Two maldi, Biigiish or-tHioloh. 
Plata eoakihc with hptwaSTork, S miles 

froan tft*n. 

II I I I I 11 II ■ . ' i - -I -' " ' ' 

WTJLStXXlh-^ltht t«r liflrt. »oaltl«nik: 

W eiilifia ttt ^ti»9t fttttwmom c 




WANTJDD — By a reliable America* fan- 
lly. a chicken farm on tesaa, with 
object to purchase. Apply, A. M. Beattle. 
108-109 Dobson Blk. . Vancouver. 

WANTKD. to lease, for one year, > to > 
room modern houw, unfurnlshoA 
particulars to Box io. Colonist. 

YOUNO couple wishes fumtshsd houao- 
kee«>lng rooms, close to Fouataln. 
Douglas street. Box »6», Colonist. 

a GOD Agents, hi* moBsV. <l<, Tatsa at.. 
«°°"' "• ,1 ' ' -lit 

ONE RsltaMa ataa In #r«rr «##» t«->liilg[„: 
orders for beat custom-mads »>if«a«i^'' 
Canada. Ktchest eommlaslonw Rex Tlu1«Mit 

WAinrKD—aooM ijm^.m»0B 

I . , --...y - ,, .... Ill H ill W i IM Ji tftlm m 


EMOLISH tsntlemaii iWttoto 
board m j»rlvata tattilly. 
C"^'^^ ,'jJVtHii,rti»j^ 

Raal»lBcTA8MB ywint j— '"■^«-» «-** 
roon$ aMd fc«>*rd pHli 

n room a*a kMra wiw^w 
mfoifwaa 1|«Bi* ohla* MN^ 

W Md room mm c«itr*| M 

s.i... i ii.asw I iiiii i iri' iI*i ~" !iii« W i'»iyyyi> " "T'l 

washlns drsssss; tanna 

reasonable. 16II Colllnson. 

APKR-CTTTTBB (aecondSand) wanted : 
must ha la good order. P. O. Box g». 

rnHE). BMntncton Typewriter Company'a 
A JBincnoymsBt it ejimi w ent serVsw «»« 
employar by aeleetlav from Ita Uata of 
tested atsBogr«P)>krs oas who is aompstent 
to aatlafy hia re^alNaaMts. Tell us your 
requlremoBta aad wa will aM> that thay 
are filled. tWr •«*I««'<PJ»«^»'Tf«» "•"«»"* 
charge. «1* Patnjfcartw^yptoelu Phonm Ul* . 

rxjANTED to lease, busl w aaa propartn pr 
VV owner to build to salt tanaat; •bant 
60ft frontage; must b* ohoiaa IBaa tt M I . In.' 
vegt ors' Securltteg CoiBpanr. 1»1» Pooloa - 

HAT have you to offer that ig i^'tmr- 
gain and whloh from alxitaaa faaaArs« 
to two thousand dollars «aali wUl j»ay *»rT 
Let me hear from yoa K ywt *WA •«••' 
money. Box, »•«, ColOBlai. 




ASNAP— O'laa, 
Addition, with doubia. 

gnmr M* te 

ifor quick sals tl.UO. 
onlst offloe. 



A-VTBRT ohsap lot aa Qi . 
cash. Next lot iMlf At tl*< 
ft Chaney. BaywardWwat. 

tweaa Qnadra au 

CiORAV Bsaaa, aoflMK. 
O itkok* and nil *^ "' 

her; hlcbaajt MMb 
j^ A«.nay, %^ 

mam bandy 

X tloM.^ ~ 


A . 

in« on two atraatiiv* 
room for aaoand feJWM 
«t eao: 14 aaakuAHA. 
mlnuta frddi DlBWPW 
covered wit* 

j^^Moh at. ^^^, ,iV,f,..Y-^ 



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"•■♦VT?^ fTT" ™ *■ 


•uaday^ July »> i«1l 






BBVUTIFUIj hoin» In North S»iJilch. on 
waterfront: 7 acre. In law... and lre««. 
ev«ry uonvenUnce: <:lo»« to <»»pol; »15."00, 
lUy' i^m*. McKlUlc.n * North. SlJn.y; 

pho ne !«■ 

BAUTirUL. waterfront lot, »an(ly beach, 
60X1T7, on the corner of Olympic ave. 
and Willow, B.ach: ihl. offered for thr« 
d«y» at 11,800; morkM value today 12.000.. 
and in a very rtioit time will be conelderably 
r.Jorer water and electric lt«ht ■ /""^ ^".'''"h: 
lal beach drive ihrouBh to Upland! at .he 
bVck. Harman, 1817 Broad »t. 

BL'II^DEIl'.S lot. 107x105x43; cloee to. Korl 
•I.. »1,'.<50. O. IS. Hodgeon, MrCalluni 
block. _____ 

O- HEAP lot on Empreea »t. near faok, 
«1,SS0. HeatU & Chancy. aayward 
block. ' . 

CtOOSB In, 3 choice acre*. Ulanford ave. ; 
) only I t. too. Owner. Box 17 4. P. O. 
'/-^OOK 6t. near Oicar. two lots fur »;:.300 
O each. Heath A Chaney. Say ward 
bloek. . 

C" >»OOK STREET— eoxlIO -ft., corn-T lot In 
J Fairfield Setate. A beautiful bill .t- 
inc lot for $2,400, on ea.y term.. U u»lt rn 
l,andi, Llinltcd. cor. Broad and M-vn- 

;^^;[0TTAGE (1 roomi) -nd '"t. SO^f^^O- , '"f 
\U Bale: Invely location. Apply 16b1 

Lan idowne rd. 

/ARAI&FtX>WKR road--Kxc(ptl...nal!y good 
\J lot. 11,700 for quick sale. Ownoi. 

243, t:olonlit^ — 

^E^i^XaMALT ROAD-52 ft lot wU^ ^ 
tj rock and -^o,. J^'^^Jj^^^^^^ J^'^'fJ,^^; 

Ited. cor. B road and Vlaw- 

EXI'ERIME.NTAI. Farm Site North Saan- 
Ich-Adjolning this and having splen- 
did rron\a«e vn V. i S Rf''^Y „^X wl h 
funnliK wau"- All cleari-d: clo«e to B«a. 
price only »6.000. Term.. Apply to W. F. U. 
c; o pv man. Sidney. • 

X <'»llin»i... «l. near Cook SnjIlO, J.buu. 
Heath Jt Chum-y, aayward blocX. 

-f^ivw ri.omert Bungalow, inouciTi Jr. e'-'erV 

J: rcBixct and one of the nio»',«"""'"i>":h 
dwcl "kh on thi. part of ^^o Is »"<! both 

L regards exterior aPP«^'"f"=«,,i''Vrnace 

i^oMv.nlen.e. full .basement «'»'» „^Hf''""; 

.Sltuat., three minutes '>•■-;" /;"°'^„».oad8 

ner lut •52x175 on one of he "J'^'" '°Jt"° 

u«t outside the City 1;""'^? J°P,, ?^e?oaae 

hat will always be good ^»'^„*"' J^n SIO 

,, V.I.1MC Taxes last year less than »*"■ 

'rlct JO.'SOO? Xddltlonal lot and t^xTnlUlTO 

..nilcma l. Apply owner. Box: 256. Col onjsU 

1AOU " aatc—i P lvo rabmea o - tJttatf e . eer a e ti t 

i' hanomunt: will Do imisneU .n .~r 

wteks, will sell c:hcap and f,l'V"°.J",„''i.f^* 

bu yer. Reply Owner. Box 286, ^.olonlst. 

IT'.UR sale— 250 acres, house and barn, 2 
^ miles froni Comox. For particulars 
apply. J. Thomson, 'Comox. 

1~OR sale— A Rood flvo roomed cottage. 
' B & P., fleotrlc ilght; standing on 
largo lot, .frontage on two streets; f'"", /,■"«'' 
treL; also 3 good WkU and dry b» <l'"g 
lots. For terms apply, owner, .-5. Kutian, 
70S I'ln e St.. cUy. 

POR sale— I-ot, Vancouver st. nenr ^'orlh 
Ward park. Aptply, S. C. Mlnokler, 

438 J ohn St. — 

"IJ^OR sale — Uuubc. 5 rooniH, modern, on 
1; Hulton, half 'block south of Oak Bay 
car. on easy terms. Apply, Owner, -s.. 

Col onist. . ^.__ 

lOR »alp. cheap, double lot. suitable for 
builder*. A pply S43. Fort 8t. 

I""rw:>R sale, 8 acres, more or less; house, 
^ sheds, wood, water, fruit trees: price 
t8 500; cash 53,500. balance 5 per cent. Mor- 
ley near Pumping Stat ion. 

OVPR 1600.000.000 PER YKAR WILL 


La. and Greatest Weet. by our ' I'""'-'- 
oatlng I'nit Plan." upon the P'r'"*" ,,.i 
^^ ,V"j,„ p..r month for 10 months. lUs* 
^nmlnttC'd by our Special Non-Korfell of 
riynVnt -iRUSe. whtc-h ^vhal 
L* h.retofore been •P'"=""'^"'" '"'^'oO ?oS 

^^ew"-;e.ti:."."HrrTvVn-, In ^f.^'';" ,,'hW "bt 
,>.!• vi-ar Us resources will quKKiy "^ 
in the hands of private Individuals. It Vom 
would be one of those Individuals, writ' 
Tt oner for full Information. '-a','"**,*, 
?4cy and Town Properties. L'tJ-- ..'-'^P'it 
11.000.000. 418 Slobart Block, Winnipeg, 

Canada. ^^ ___^ • 

ZfJCB inf. for a «o..d buy on Hillside. House 
r> and lot. Owner. Bu-^ 295. l-olnnls'^ 
SiHrWNlGA.N Lake-B'A Acres WBlerfn.nt 
h aultHhlo for fruit or Po"''.-;^. ^.^ 
,l„l.-k sale. $250 per acre. Box 184, i-oi 

o n-l art . - 

rnHiK most ll^utlful and fertile district on 
1 Vancouver Island f. bo opened up n> 
the Canadian Northern Railway Is i;.""^- 
We are Instructed tu place on the marKLt 
400 a'-r.sAvllh a mil. frontage •^'' ' »^ ' l;^"^ 
beaudful part of Sook.^. River. ^Ws f'OP 
ertv Is uneijualled on Vancouver Island »» 
Bites for plclurcsciue country ''""f '""*'■ ,,;,, 
large portion of this j)r.>periy Is ""1'""'', 
for fruit growing, the land being cxcell.'nt 
or hat purpose. Important 'l^v"'"'*""^ ' » 
are taking place at y.M.k.. Itlvcr. A lanfe 
^' '.._,,♦ Hotel Is now being ;;onimencod . 
alr^ost" all the lar«e pieces of P-""''';'-'^,,, ''! 
the district have been gubdlvUled ">'< ""'i.. 
Soke Is famous for Its hunting and fishing. 
The Sooke River Subdivision we arc now of- 
fering Is the most beautiful river water 
frontage. The railroad runs through this 
nroDcrty. bota are from \; acre up to lu 
ac??. Prlcea vary according to sUe and 
location. Terms 25 per cent cash, balance 
i! 18 and' 24 , months. The Soolce' River 
Ai»to Llvory liavea every morning at 8.3U 
a,id relurni at 5 p. m. Fare $3. 50 which 
la returned It you purchase /^om uu oi 
Qu- who will meet you »t Sooke. (all 
-ii'scV'us. Kcrtcrt C'Jth'^"'"* *■• company. 
685 Fort at. ' 


Ro's;^*':.?n.Vmb.?tt^i?/n-?°" tZV:\\» 

DOVaijXB at.— 110 feet with large house. 
111. 000. Further particulars on ap- 
plication. Oor«e road. 14 l^t.^^^, »''^^"°: 
ierma arrange. Ciompton * Barton. Bio- 
kea, Victoria. B.C. 


Real Estate. Financial and Insurance Agenta 
Phon* 2162 613 y<-a bt. 

I>ANI>ORA ave — .Who buya on thia atreet 
will re»<p quick returna. Here la » 
buy that will make the purchaser a quick 
oroflt: Lrf)t 60x120, with 8 room house, al- 
waya well rented: price $7,200; $1,200 caeh, 

balance In 3 yeara. ^ 

IBW St.. next to corner, 60x120; 2 hduaea 
rented; p ries. $1S.000. 

FIVE room cottage, cloae to Cook at. car 
line; nearly new; price $1.»00; wnall 
rash payment; 'balance aame aa rent. 


R„o.„^Y"n^?'Jj-ov*s™"Jrc%T =¥!^o-^'. 1.0. 
T,VnJ- c4«r 'oii^"" T^rT "■"=• ^°- 

BLACKW.OOD Ave, »«ar Kln«» rd.; 80x 
jjO; $1,000. 

T>RlOB St.. near MUlalde *ve.i 60x121; 

Jl 11,000. 

CKDRDOVA Bay— 68 acrea at $8J5 per 

GORDON Head— 40 acrea. all cultivated 
■ and draln«^ d^ t30.000. 
J2TRA,WlBI!lRKlt Vale— 5 ""'"f 








land, for 

OE.NTS. Manufacturers 

of bottcrc 

day or ao. at $1,600. 

L4fe Aaaurance 

ron*pany of Toronto. 

rpHERB 1s money In chirfienir. • 'Ws are 
X authorlied to sell a Pre"y ""Jf 
ranch of 10 acres, all "'"^"V, """L^in oui 
with 6 roomed cottage. aUble and out 
buildings, chicken run. gaaolltio «»«'"'' "V 
fruit trecB In bearing, strawberry Plants, 
etc. A complete little home P]^'^''^."^^^ 
for Immediate occupancy. Pf'u* •■"'•h.?" 
for quick sale. Terms $3,000 0"h- J'f|- 
nnoo $500 p o r y ea r . This '" "P i X ' ■ tPy'; J?."? 
t^n,r> fMiv Mall. Western Lands, lilmliea. 


Real Estate, Timber. Mines and Coal Landa 

Phone 2099 Box 560 

126 Peraberlon Bldg. 'V'-'?,'■j^ "• ^■ 

Vancouver Office — Winch Building. 

NORTHERN Terminus of Vancouver la- 
land Kallw aya — Hardy Bay. 
SHAWNICrA.N Lake waterfront. 10 acres, 
with house; only »2.i>0o. terms. 

CAAfflERON Luke, near— 80 acres, $25 per 
/ acre. 

,OMOX— 352 acres, one-third grass and 
open land: only $25 per aero. 
LBEHNI — 160 acres, good land; $3,800; 
terms $1,800 cash , balan ce B p«r cent. 
.SLAND. 66 acres, house, 10 acre* oUarad; 

SHEEP ranch — 1,000 sheep, $i.*B4 aorea. 
crown grant; $16 per acre. Including 

ahoao: on coast. 

ANAIMO — Farm. 150 acrea. $8,000; taouae 


I corr" Bread ttn-l Vl*w sts. 



AANICH — 100 acres farm: $200 per acre. 

"TOIINSON St. — Fine house, lot, $7,000. 

TTVIVB acre blocks, near Victoria, wUh 
JC houaes. from $3,300 up 


IriOR sale. Block T. contains .ii lots, V. 1- 
' lows ■ Bi-ach; adjoining Uplands, 
era, Box 206. < •..!.. nist. , 

I;V3R Sale. 2 lots on Forbes si.; price $550 
' each, easy terms. .Vpply P- O- I3ox '-'0': 
ITVDR sale-Forly-flv..- acres of land sult- 
^ able for poultry, fruit: good water. S 
mlleelrom tow^i; close to station, or wood 
Mil half. Price $225 per acre. Good 
t erms. Phone K 305 1. 

I.^OR Bale, new 6-roomcd house, near Oak 
:' Bay Junction, on high ground, large 
basement, with hot and cold water; Sa>'«'- » 
In kitchen, pantry and bathroom: separa e 
,'olle. bur"p in hall and dining romn: <. «':trlc 
chandeliers: piped tor furnace; price $3,9o0. 
Owners. Box 1 45. Colonist. 

17%OR sale. 3 acres, lulllvated and Irrlgat- 
^ ed, 6-rof.m house, new; 2 miles out. 
$7,300: ter ms. Apply Box 129. Colonist. 
TJ^OIt sale. 6-roomed modern house. 21ot«^ 
1^ 50x100; $3,200. Apply "«;""• !,-' 
Hereward rd.. Victoria West, city limits. Es- 
quimau riij • — 

Ti^OR sale. 120 acres. Vi-mllo scafroT.tag« ; 
1^ nice bay and beach; s'.ra>: S""'! '^",-„ 
torn land; $30 per acre. 320 acres, taking In 

both banks of KnsII«h'"f"f',''"'rJ;,- hn.toiu 
miles frontage, nearly a 1 rich --l:-^, ,""' ° '^^ 
land, about 40 acres almo*/ ,." .f -m , «nd 
one mile from the village of '^^''S'^''' , ' ,"3 
half a mile from sea. on main road, »Pl'.' ' 'J 
fishing; $35 per acre. 200 acrps bottom 
and, running water through -"' j;; ''71''';, ^^ 
on main road. 1 '.n miles Irom Pai ksv llle, and 
• ubdlvlded Into lu and 4... •"'" '"''J'r* • ' ^ 
per acre, en bloc. HiU acres on main road 
Snd half a mile from sea; all gootl land and 
level; very easily cleared; $25 per at re. inc 
abovi property Is situated In Nanoose dis- 
trict, and clos',- to K. & N. station: te n s. 
one-lhlrd down, balance 1 and . 5 '^»; « 
dl Act from owner. 1. O. i^o^ .^^l^JH".}!^ 
lORT St 6-roymed modern house, lot GOx 
107; $4,7 50 . Ow n..r. P. O. Box 102.1. 
ORG'E View Park— Lot oUxUO. easterly 
hair of Lot 10. bl.ick 5. What offers.' 
Appiv A. Gllham, 233. Langtord St., Victoria 
West. ■ 

HAUF value 'for quick sale, lot and busi- 
ness premises, Discovery strc-t. near 
Uougla" Pandora Really, 710 Pantlora st. 

VIEW at. near Vancouver, lot 60x120. 
Price $9,450; Vi cash. Avestoury St., 
lot 50x129 at $726; cash flO"- , ^^f:"''''" '{;: 
Victoria West. 3 Iota t.o/„„51.800: or will 
sell separately; cash $100 and flV por 
month. Now cottage on FuUerton ayo. 
near car line, 6 rooms, fully modern, pnco 
$3 500; cash $800. balance nrrnngod. i he 
Cnlon Real Estate Co., 820 Fcrt St., Phone 

L 2 757. 

rrriLL bulld you a house. If you own the 
>'V lot- you can pay mo off by the month. 
This Is on easy way to own your home 
without money. I am building several 
now. which you can see; let us tft k It over. 
A. John?. 641 Manchester ave.; p hon e 1469 . 

no ACRES of land that in all worth cul- 
OO Mva-tlng. 30 of which is in crop; good 
springs of water, and the price Is $in.OOO. 
$2 500 down. Let me show you this, L >"" 
want ft good farm near B. C. Electric L ne. 
V. & S. Railway. W. F. V. Copeman, fald- 
ney. North H»anlch, B. C 

ffiO OK(\ — l'"'^ "a'*^' "''^' S""""""" modern 
?IpO,wOU collage. Oscar St.. between 
T,lnden an<l Cnok ; piped for furnace; plumb- 
ing white enameled: easy terms. -Vniply 
owner. 540 Niagara 




Phone 2508 


620 Broughton St. 

SEVEN roomed house and lot 60x120. 
Michigan St.. James Bay; the lot Is 

worth the price ; $3,100. 

TTIJVE roomed house and Jot. James Bay. 
Jj St. Lawrence Street. Lot Is 63x110 
ft room for a second house. $2,600, $700 
cash: balance like lease or rent. Also one 
small house and lot In same locality, $1,600. 

TO rent, furnished house on Burneldc rd. ; 
3 bedrooms, one unfurnlsbod. 1 par- 
lor, dining room, pantry and kitchen; can 
give possession at once; $3u per month. 
VTTANTED large Brltlah Colu.-nbla Inveit- 
VV mcnts for capitalists. It you have 
anything to aell . tcl! us abo ut It. 
t^iEE us about Burnsldc rd. properties, close, 
io to Douglas. 


1222 Broad Mt. .Victoria, B. C 

tJTEi:LE St.— Two fine. level lots, for 
f^ $1,850. or $950 ea ch. 

I.IVKR St. — Fine building lot, dOx1:0. for 

JOSEPH St.— Good lot. close to May St. and 
car line; $ 750. 

QUADRA St.— Fine level lot, 50x133; price 
only $1.25 0. 

C^HAT.MA.V St.. — Splendid lot, facing south; 
II snap for $1,250. 
/ tKAIGKl.OWKll Rd7— Near the Gorge; 
l_.' will built, one and one-half storey 
house. contalnlng__8 rooms, for $4,8oO. 

C CHAPMAN Kt. — Six room modern house 
y and lot. 50x141. for $3,500. 

i^«BSiAINUS. — neof^ — nn — arrwr — ^^- 
KJ barns, fine Harbor. t»o«t itrntitugi »..»»v 

terms. - 

r^OOK St.— 3 lota, with a toouaag; $16,000. 

COOK St.— 8 lots, fins position: \^-\'{°'' 
or will sell for $3,000. corner: Inside, 
$2,750; fine apart ment house Bite. 

RESIDENCES, $20,000: $21,000; $26,000: 
$50,000. ' 

E want farm lands for our Vancouver 
of I tee; sen d full particul ars. 

COWiCHAN River — Several hundred 

acrea, controlling both banks of the 


•\ ''lEW St.. near Douglas; only $800 per 
V foot frontage; next lot $1,000 per foot 

ABOUT 30 acres land, waterfront, on Vic- 
toria harbor, near new tramway; suit- 
able for subdivision^ 

AANICH waterfront, all good land, pro- 
tected harb or; about 60 acres. 
tT'ILKlNSON Rd.— 5 acres, house, barns. 
VV etc ■ 3% acres In cultivation; balance 
chicken run; shipped off P'-oP*'-'/, .^ J"' ^ "**"■• 
etc.. value about $2,700: only $5,500, fine 

HOLL..\ND Ave— 5 acres, all cleared and 
fenced- 3'-i nrrcs under crop; house. 
wellP, ' etc. ; only $3,200; half cash, balance 
one year 7 per cent. 

37\ORT St.— Lot. with new brick building; 
: revenue producing; only $625 per foot. 
GRAHAM Island. Massett Inlet— 640 
acres fine land; $10 per acre, easy 


EAR Victoria— Farm of 400 acres; 100 
acres cultivated. 


Real Batata Company 
71$ Fort St. Phon. 1737 

HOME on Niagara at. carllne, cloae to 
Beacon hill; ^-'''''.T' ,5i'"«'''?*\,''?o^ 
electric light, etc.; lot oOxl4o, on.y $4,000, 
cash $1,400 win secure this, balance on mor,t- 
gage at' 6 per .jeii^ 

COM.MANDING Site, near Beacon hill, with 
"magnificent views over city and straits, 
only a tew minutes' walk frotn Dominion 
government buildings: 240ft. frontage by 240 
dei" wl.h fine roomy old dw..lllng house, 
containing 17 rooms; bathrooms. 2 w.r.s, 
garage beautiful grounds, tennis court, gar- 
den eic : a very Important property; price 
Jia.'oOO; icas than one-third cash and easy 


/ CLIFFORD St.. Just off Fairfield rd. car 
1^ line i-J mloutis;; fl.-.c homcslte; '■h" — 
position; roads and sewers going in; prlo; 
$860: cash J35U. and terms; worth $1,000, 
only one left. 

BBAT;TIFI:L large lot. with new bunga- 
low. 5 rooms. S. Saanlch, close to end of 
Douglas St. car line; fine views: $5uu cash 

will handle. 

U&rAfk CASH — Graham at.; nice lot. 50.\ 
dbuUU 135, with 4-rooined cottage; base- 
ment, pauliy. bathroom: snap; price $1,875 
for a few daya. 

a»eri'\t\ — uungaiow. Koiiywwofi rarJt. Vov". 
^k)\J\J Buy. cloBu car: « rooma. mooern; 

price $J,300. 

(&1 iU\ CASH— Lot m Aaqulth at., next cor- 
JroJ.Ul/ ner of Haultaln. 5 minutes froin 
Spring Ridge car. Price $460. balooca $15 

a month. 

(B',"'A CASH — Garden City lota, next to the 
tlpOU Bite of station and adjoining new 
car line; fino selected quarter-acre blocka 
(some with water) make lovely chicken 
Ta n cTT pr~cgu nt r y r e s ld^nce-sH^ar- 

Real Estate and Financial Agent, 

Mahon Building. Government St.. Victoria. 

B. C. Telephone 1749 

A GENUINE bargain— Two and one- 
quarter acre on Cecilia rd. ; only 
$4,000; terma. ^ 

ABPLJDNDID lot on Howe at. at $1,360; 


302 Pemberton Block, Victoria, B. C. 
Phone 1094 P- "• 1^°» ^®' 

IrnOR a few days we can offer a aplendld 
' hotel site. beln« a doubU- '■•<'■•';'>,''." 

Blanchsrd St.. '•''"'«„.'"., ''«"'l^,."ui530 
Uav store site: slr.e 85x120 ft.: price Is Id30 
per f'ont fo<'t on Blanchard st. Very rea- 
Bonatalo terras c an be arrang ed. 

ANOTHER good warehouse site on 
Broughton St. n.-ar Blanchard st ; 
present revenue $26 per month; lot 30x120 ft 
price Is $250 per front foot; v^ry easy 

terms arranged.^ 

TE have a client for an Alberta farm. 
l^ct us know what you have. 


Tender* will be received up to 4 
p.m. on Monday, July 31«t. 1811. for 500 
Lamp Anna (more or lees) as per 
drawings and specification, which can 
be seen at the office of the under- 
slBned. Lowest, or any lender, not ne- 
cessarlly accepted. 


Purchasing Agent. 

City Hall, July 2*th, 1911. 



Real Estate and Insurance 
Room 9. Finch Block. Yate^ S^.^^ ^^^ 

i.'huub *uw*. _____ 

/-^r>nn office to rent. $12.60 per mpnth. | 
\X . ' 

HILiLSIDB AVENUE— 6 roomed modern 
homestead on good lot. 60x70x130 
close to Douglaa at. Price $6,000. on easy 

DEAN HEIGHTS — Good corner lot. 60x 
145. level and cleared; on car line; 
only $850; 1^3 cash, balance very easy. 

EAN HEIGHTS— 4 good 10l», 60x120 
eaoh; owner muat aacflflca at $700 


ficSiiii CASH and $15 per month, lots in 
tPXUU Parkdale; $300 to $400 (ten min- 
utes from Douglas car); no toxea: building 
lota, grassy lan d; 60x110. 
ffiOAA C.\^SH. Hulton at. lot. Oak Bay car 
JpOUU line 2 minutes: only $900; Jurt 
right for nico dwelling; balance ea«y. 


Col wood 
Phone F 2660 Letters; Langford Station P.O. 

each. Very ^ay lei-iha. 


Tenders wUl be received by the under- 
signed ui. to 4 p. m. WedneHday, th« 
2na August, for the and re- 
moval of a nuantity of rock on the fol- 
lowing streets, namely: -A.squlth hi., 
Cecil St., Forbe.s St., Victor hi., Haul- 
_, .,,.., p. .3^., «t particulars to 
lain int.. i)l'*i J.j3-" -t. ' 
be had hs to ciuantltles, etc.. In the 
Knglneer'8 Office. State price for 
whole or each street Heparate. ^N ork 
to be done within ono month from slgn- 
injc of contract. HiKhest or any lender 
not necessarily accepted. 

PurchaHlng Agent. 

City Hall, July 29, 1911. 



-^ON-I>Ay-r-JU*t JULY . ■ l g .ll. >8 the . 


fANTlED — Mma.ll io acre ■faiock in Co'.- 
wood district. Owners only. 


of'one-sTxtJi will be allowed on GEN- 
ERAL TAXES for the current year. 

, — r. collector. 


rnE.V acres on Coldstream rd. : very light 
J- clearing: three mlnuutes Colwuod sta- 
tion and store; $225 per acre ; terms. 

TE.V acres good bottom land, main Hiippy 
Valley road; 5 minutes C. N. R. slH-tlon. 
P O HUd school: half-acre prize Inarlng 
apple' trees; $:! = r. per acre; half cash; ad- 
joining lands se lling at $ .^;:5 per acre. . 
TWO and a half acres. Colwood village; 
lovely home site; light clearing: $200 
per acre; halt cash, balance to suit; this Is 
a snap. ^___ . 





AflLLBTREAM — 80 acres at $60 per acre. 

HAPPY VBlIev— 13 acres. 10 acres plough- 
ed finest soil; 7 miles from Victoria; 
near station: would subdivide, or make fine 
market garden. 

H\RDY Bav — 11.300 acres, or would sell 
Inblooks' of 640 acres. $10 per acre; 
good soil, lightly timbered; ten per cent, 
open land. Hardy Bay will be the railway 
terminus at the north end of Vancouver 



DuncanL V. 1. 

The Oldtst Established ileal Estate Agency 

In Cowlchan District 

BATTERY St., James Bay—Eight roomed 
huhsalow. close to park »'',?„„'"'*•. ,f 
benutirul home. Lot OOxUo; $3,000 cash. 

balance on eas y terms. 

\TTiLt>WOOD ave.. Hollywood Park— 
>V .Seven roomtd house. modern. one 
minute from Koul Boy oar line and four 
from sea. A bargain for $4.000; $1,000 cash. 

BD.NEIHIUj St.. Foul Bay road, modern 
five roomed cottage for ja.lOO; close 
to Oak Bay car line. $4S0 down will han- 

TT^tORT St.— 6-roomed house. c;r>se in. lot 
Jf 60x107. A good buy at J3,000; $1.00(i 
down; balance 1, 2 and 3 yeais. 

BCRl.EITH — Two beautiful wntir front 
lots. B 0x1 SO each. -^ sJJlendld chance 
for anv one wanting to build a home in 
this select and cl., inning i-art of the suh- 
ufbs. $2,400 each; U down and ih.- bal- 
ance In ono and two years. 

I,"WJ1'I/ Bay road~.\ pretty, modern flvf 
- roomed cottage tor $3.G.-|0; $nOO »ili 
liiindlo. ^^ 

DE.NM.\.N' St. —Nine roomed hous" sinnd- 
Ing on two largo lots, well tinisli<.ri. 
comfortable, roomy and convenient. furiiHce 
in big basement. The house alone could 
not oe nuiii for the iirliti asked, $7,600: 
is.finn cash, and purchaser can maXe hi" 
own tfirms for the balance. 

In tha matter of tlia e»tat« of Artlitir 
Edward Stanford, lato of Pendar 
Island, B. C, deceaged. 

ALL PEItSO>;S who are indebted to 
the above estate are required to pay the 
amount thereof to the atlministrator 
with the win annexed forthwllli. and all 
pcr.son.s who have any claims against 
tlie .-iaid estate are required to send In 
their accounts, duly authenticated, to 
the undersigned, on or before the first 
liny of September, 1911, aftor which dale 
the administrator with the will annexed 
will proceed to distribute tile estate to 
the parlies entitled thereto, having re- 
gard only to such claims as may have 
been then received. 

Dated at Victoria, B. C. this 28th 
day of July, 1911. 

THORNTON FELL. Administrator 
AVitli the will annexed. 


'I'lic. Pacific Coast Construction 
Co Ltd., announce that Mr. 
Thomas vStedham is no longer 
connected with the said com- 
pany in any way whatsoever. 

Sealed propoaals will be received at 
the omce of W. W. Northcott, purchag- 
Ing a«ent. Victoria. B. C until 4 p. Jn-. 
August 2nd, 1911, for the furnlsHing of 
all materials, and laying complete. In- 
cluding tronching, backttUlng. etc. 

19B0 feet— 2 feetxS In. by 4 ft., rein- 
forced concrete of brick sewer. 

2000 feet — 2 feetx6 In. x 3 f. 9 in., re- 
inforced concrete or brick sewer. 

4850 feet — 3 ft.x2 in. x S ft.3ln., re- 
inforced concrete of brick Bew«r. 

3600 feet — 2i-lnch circular cement or 
vctrlfled pipe. 

2250 feet — 20 Inch circular cement or 
v«trlfled pipe. 

2950 feet — 18 inch circular cement or 
vetrlflcd pipe. 

500 feet — 16 inch circular cement or 
vttrlfied pipe. 

22 50 feet— 15 inch circular cement or 
vetrined pipe. 

2250 feet — 15 inch circular cement or 
vetrlfied pipe. 

1050 feet — 14 Inch circular cement or 

vet rifled pipe. 

1050 feet — U inch circular cement or 

vetrifled pipe. 

With all necessary manholes, lamp- 
holes, and Including one outfall cham- 

»- — 1 -..- .^ V..V cftitlnn 

i uci fikiAU w**« ^.•.•. »....c» ....— -. — -• 

The depth of trenchea varies from 
to 23 feet, and amount of excavation la 
approximately 24,000 cubic yards. 

Specification and proposal forms may 
be obtained, and plans and profiles may 
be seen at the office of tlie city engineer, 
Victoria, B. C, on and after July 22nd, 
1911. _ 

i All proposals shall t)6 Tnafli5-on -+h 

blank lorms iurnloiicu uy tlio City 7~T" 
this purpose, and shall be accompanied 
by a certified cheque, for B per cent, of 
the amount of tho tender. The city 
council reserves the right to reject any 
or all bids. 

(Signed) WM. W. NORTHCOTT, 

rurohaglsff Affent. 


American. Canadian and Mexican enter- 
prTsas Mining. Industrial. Timber and 
xioniifarturlng. ateam ana iiii«!r.;n«v 
Ka roads fln/nced. Irrigation projects 
promoted. Substantial Stock. Bond or 
Debenture Issues bought, sold or under- 
wHtten. Collections and Clearances 
made for Bank., Bankers and Tru.t 
Companies. Head Office London. Branch 
Paris Correspondence Invited. 
14-16-18 Bloomsbury Street London. 



H'^ppy Valley — C8 acres, adjoining C. N. 
railway; timbered wtlh clean tine 
Dougiaa fir; exoepllonal "ix^^'^ejli^v 13 
mil; near 8-mllc circle. Happy \ alley 1 J 
■ci-M nearly all In cultlvalion; deep 
bf.<^" loam, fine tor maik.-l K^rdon ; ne.,r 
station and 7-mlle circle. Happy \vi\W^.* 
'.crVs hotel Bite, adjoining '''ir circle An- 
wlth lake frontage; near ,'.-"'J"> ,'-''^v',f;,„rta 
ply owner, .X. Cosh. 1317 Cook St.. Mctorla. 

B. C. . 

HIl^l^SIDE avenue, for sale, lot 9. block 
SI 66x;:sn ft. Apply uwn^r, A. 

foKh. 1817 Took street, VIctorin. H. ' . 

HORNBY street, Vancouver. bctw-.-cn 
render and Dunsmuir, house and K't 
for quick .ale. Fifteen thousand; half 
csBh. Apply. W. F. V. Copeman. .Mdney, 
Vanoouv er Island. ___ 

HOUSES. lotB, acreage, beathfront. fruit. 
and poultry frms. orchardn farm 
lands, etc. McKUUcon and -Nor Ui. bldn^y . 
phone 14. Take V. ft «■ K- ». 

HOUSE and l.ot on Alfred Street. clo"e to 
car; new and modern; price. J.i.ibo. 
cash ««60. Owen-Deveroau-x; _ I"^'',?""""; 
l-o Re«I Estate. Insurance and ''e"«f» 
A^ints. Suite 230. Second Floor. Pemberton 


1U.9IDE— Fort>-t^'0 foet, two blocks 

east of DouKlas. with house renting 

,„- (nij ...._ .„n>,th for *!>* oer foot. »i.suu 

iTa'ndrpB "n. and "tiio balance Is very easy. 

, B ox 288. Colonist. . ___ 

JAMEW BAY— .NIairara Btreet close to 
Mensles •treet. T-Toom modern btin«a- 
low. lot fiO«U6. Price $4,000- $1.<00 cash. 
balano4> on mortnaire. payable In four years 
n « per cent. Dunedln St.. 7-room mod- 
ern how»«, lot. 60.\135; price |!.700: terms to 
■ult purchaser. Urcen & Hurdlok IlioB.. 
Real Batale and Insurance, cor. Brough'ion 
and gley sts. Phone 1&18. ^ 

LOTH In Beaufort place, close to beach, 
depot, etc.; all conveniences; llSfl per 
lot 125 ca»h, balance 5 yearn, at 6 por cent. 
MoKllHean * North. Sidney. 

NICB lot on Howe st. near Dallas road. 
W.400. Uaath &. Chancy, Sayward 
block. . 

NOKTH Saanlch — S and 10 acre blockB, all 
elMfed: junotloti nfmaln ro««d and car 
line eloaa to •chool, etc.; UOO per acre up; 
rosy termo, MoKllllcan & .North. Sidney. 
.... ^ _^. — ■ iM'iiii. ■.,..■■.■ I. ^.i. n. i j I . jm ii.1 — — 

-10 and 20 aero frutv and 


Auctioneer and Roal Estate. 752. Fort st. 
rtttij.— AA IjOTS on Government st., 50x120. 
tti^nO '^^'^^ °" Shelbourno St.. 45x168. 
SfeTiiO '"°''"^ on Scott St.. 50ii:3. 
fl>-j Or'n '^'^''■' '"* °" Oscar si.. SOilil. 
^1^n(l '.'-"^k""' °" ilcKenile »t., 50xi:i. 
'KQ.'^n ^^^ '"' "" Clifford St., 56xi:0. 
«fi(kr'n '>NE lot cm Topai ave.. 64x130. 

-v-^. H._Next BuctTon. City Market, Tuea- 
j\ liny next, August Ist. 


f.OMPA.\-Y. LTD. 

Real Estate and financial Afsnta. 

no K-mberlon Building Phone S80. 


ORTH 8aanlch- 

_ poultry famruk overlooklJi* Union bay. 
at ttIO oer acre. McKllllcan A North. Sld- 
niy : take V. * 8. n. B. 

OviE» T,ir.« hl»h lot. in Rosa Bay district, 
'%Ue. ^6x150; price »S00: $100 cash, bal- 
ance to suit. 

ONE lot In Doan Heights; site 60x132; 
price »62.^; 1100 cash, balance easy. 

n^WO nice, level lots In Parkdale: an ei- 
L ceptlonal snap; price |«00; »7B cash, 
balance $15 per month. ^ 

ANEW r,-roomed house, near Oak Bky 
nve. lot 40x135. modern In every way. 
and a bargain for $4,000: you must B»<e It 
to apiirrclalo the treat value; let us show 

THREE lots on Flnl.iyson ave.. a great 
bargain at $426 each; |50 cash, balance 

ONE nice corner lot on Femwood and Bd- 
montoTi; a great proposition for the 
builder; prlco $ 1.460; very ea sy term*. 

TB have a lot on Bank at., and will build 
to suit custo mer. 

WANTJED. at once. 2 acrea of land, with 4 
or S* roomed house, within '» f«%' iWllwr 
of the city, on the beach, about $4,000 or 
$6 000. See B«ll development Company, 
I imlted 110 Pemberton block, phone J«01. 


IJERFEf^TLY >nulpped <ountry house, 
wdh eXdUlsHe gardens and nyor 
fr..ntaKe on Cowlchun B-.y "I'l'';'''"" ^^\ 
Cuwlchan Tennis Club, a mile and a half 
from the OolV I.lnWs, with (.tablinB and 
pncttocks for thr. c horses and a. cow. nrch- 
ar™ kitchen gard..m'. boat house and n ch- 
orasc for liaunch. The beauty and advan- 
tages of the place are exceptional even for 
Cowlchun. Rea dy for occup ation. 
»^t;^X^j,.VI^ANNED modern house, with 
W every uTi-to-date convenience, new 
aiablc, co'ttage. gasoline pumplnn plant. 
Land all In pas ture or under cultlvalion. 

BEAl'TlFl/'LLY situated residence, close 
to wharf, with boathouse, stable, 
about io acrea of land In all. 

I7MVB acres, close to wharf, nicely sltu- 
^ aicd for camp; excellent water, good 

i>ea<'h. ^_ 

^lEVENTEEN acres. all BlaBhcd, lovely 

.^ view, good lending^ 

^l.K acres, partly Improved, near wharf, 
5^ good beac h: ample ua ter. 

/^•OOD house, nice garden, orchard, about 
vJ twenty acres of land, long lake front- 

CJOM.E Bmall lots, of about six acrea, ten 
Jo minutes' drive from U uncans. 

FIFTEEN itcre lota partly cleared, good 

Q i ACRES mostly In orchard and aspara- 
Oi ^uB Just coming Into benrlng: beau- 
tiful land. 

Q/\ A<'Kl'-.'i, beautiful f»rm with all nEC 
OU f«s»rv farm bulldliiBs. 13 acres In 
orchard, the rest In pasture or under cul- 

X yaunikhan Lake— Small farm with 
good house, garden. Bmall orchard : good 
bathing and fishing; close to church and 


Phone 12J* Suite 119 Pcmlmrton Bidg. 

Resident Agent for Western Union 

Fire Insurance Company 

The adjourned meeting of the Pan- 
di;r:i street property owners will be 
held on Tuesday, the 1st day of August, 
at 8 p. m., at the city hall, and a.s we 
have committed some awful crimes in 
liie piiHl ll's Just pos.slble wa may be- 
come reckless and swoop down and take 
your whole lots at tho next meeting, so 
b^ sure to come out and represent your 


Tenders will be received up to 4 p.m. 
on Wednesday. August 2nd, 1311, for 
the construction of a Sea-wall at Ros.s 
Bay, aii per plans and specifications, . 
which can be seen at tho office of the 

Tender.s on alternative plana and 
specifications will also be received. 

The lowest or any tender not neces- 
sarily accepted. 


Purchasing Agent. 
CUy Hall, July 19th, 1311. 



f^OOK SL, corner lot. $2,500; easy terms. 

AK Bay— -St. David St., above Saratoga; 
two lots. $1,000 each. 




Garescha Block, 732 Yates St. 
P. O. Box 1109 Phone 375 

BUUNSIDB Rd.— 11 1-3 acres, well Im 
■\iroviti; good house and outbtil'dlngii; 
about one rnlle from new car line, $800 por 

TJ f>et — Richmond Ave., off Oak Bay ave. 
In the best residential part of rity: new 
fully modern 7-roomed house, v.-lth two lots. 
full-Blied basement; $45 per month (lease). 

During construction of permanent 
bridge, CuOboro Bay road will be closed 
to trafti<', between Foul Bay road and 
Florence street. 11. FOWLKR, 

Municipal Engineer. 


AMES Bay — Splendid residence In James 

fully modern 

roomed housf : 

Ba y, 

OKANAGAN Farm— 8 7-10 acres on Eait 
Bide of Okanagan lake. 17 milea from 
Vernon and Kclowna; 1.200 strawberry 
plants. 200 apiplc tiecs. 25 plum trees, 5u 
apricot, trors 15 pear trees. 72 apple trees 
In nursery row, ready to plant In fall: po- 
prtv all fenced, (luines for distributing water, 
abundant supply of water for all purposes: 
price $2,100; one-third cash, balance I and 2 


\\:'EST .Saanlch — Two lota of 10 acres each. 
VV quarter mile from sea; price $600 per 
acre. ^ 


Keai hiriate, InsurancB iiid Comr.'ilsslor. 

Brokers, Rents and Collections 

Dftvle. Chambers, Bastion st. Telephone 


Tenders are Invited up to 12 o'clock 
noon of Tuesday, August 8th, 1911. for 
the construction and completion of a 
six story building to he erected on 
Douglas street between Broughton and 
Courtney atreets, Victoria, for Aiesars. 
Bradshaw. Martin & Marymont. Plans 
and specifioallons may be seen at the 
office of the un.der8lgned. The lowest 
or any tender not necessarily accepted. 
H. S. GRIFFITH, Architect, 

1006 Government St. 



Addrraa H. B. Dale, Mllne'a Landing 
(2! miles from Victoria), B. C. 


NOiRTH Kampahlre rd.— 3 lots OOtIJO each, 
for both. »M0«: one-third cosh, balance 
eoar- Oreen and Burdick Broe. ^ 

NOTTCK t» real eatate agents — House and 
lot l»4t Oak Bay *ve.. la off the m«r- 

rVAK Bay are — Seml-bnalneee; one fIno 
V/ eorner for M.»00 on ternn; another 
tor IMtS ea«h. «• «■ Ho4lg»on. McCailum 


rWB l»If Wock from Oak Bay , ave , »- 

yj ro«m«4 >»<"•••*••"» ••'?K.i«*fini 
HMdefit l«lin>**inent« on lot mulir nne 

ImT t/TStt jurtiMm. ,^We.tera beod* 


207 Pemberton Building 

BL-81NESS Corner, «0«no, cloae to Hlll- 
miAm and Boy at. wHh tn-o fine b««a««B; 

be., 5u; '" ♦^'^7'"'"f.H''"ard"bal'inie1i 
price $10,600: quarter ca»h and balance IQ 

1, 2 and $ >«»'*^UliLf^i' 

FINE comer on Rock Bay ave.. cloee to 
Bay et,. «0kI2O. with • roomed nouee; 
price t4,iO«. ito d good term*. 

BAT «t. ItOxlTS. cloee to aovemmeai H.; 

tJPECIAL — S new subdivided sections of 
O good land, on good rnadB, aea view, near 
school and church: cut Into 6 and 10 acres, 
at $80, $100. $2 60 per acre. 

SOOKE river and harbor — 1 to S acre 
blocka. on or very close to the water; 
eharmlUa buJiaing Bltea. from '•ZOO per a«re, 


MOTOR aiage dally, >«:I« a. m., from Dlxl 
Roea'. Alao alagee Tuee., Thur.. Bat., 
•ame hour. 

/"■WXJK St.— Close to Hillside, two large lots 
\J 102x280; price for tho two, $4,600. 

lORONTO et. — New 10 room house, fuJly 
,^_ modern. $7,000. 

PRIOR St.. between Bay and Kings rd.— 
S room modern house: lot 60x110: 
concreti- foundation and basement, $J,300: 
good terms for cnsh^ __„ 


Mahon Block. Government St 
Phone 10D2 


The Seml-.Vnnual General Meeting of 
the above Society will be hold at tho 
Secretary's office, 614 Trounce Avetiue on 
Monday, 3l8t July, 19U, at 8 p. m.. to 
rei:elve the Secretary's Financial State- 

ment arm rtuu.i.o. - .._,--.. — — 

other business aa may be brought before 
the meeting. 

By Order 


Steel Bridge, Columbia Klver, Trail— Su- 
peratmeture Metal. 

SEALED TENDERS, superscribed "Teiider 
for Manufacture and Oollvery of fJ^P'r' 
structut-e Metal Bridge at Trail. »• C.' /"} 
be received by the Hon. "'tv.** JfJ ,hl 
J'ubllc Works up to noon of Thuraday, the 
31.t dov of August. 1911, for the manufac- 
ture and delivering f. o. b. cars »;'• Trail. 
B C. the steel superstructure of a bridge 
over the Columbia Tlver. at Trail. 

Drawings. specifications. c")''"'' ,f "Ji 
forms of tender can be seen »**''•""'"■ 
of the Government Agent. at R?«»>«;"^- 
Nelson. New Westminster; E. M^Br'de. 
Esq.. Road Superintendent, 39 Falrfleid 
Building. Granville Street, Vancouver; and 
at the office of the Public Works Engineer, 
Parliament Bundlngs, Victoria. 

Intending tenderers can, by applying to 
the undersigned, obtain one copy of the 
drawings and one copy of the speclflcat on 
for the sum of twenty-nvo dollars t»26.) 

Each tender muat be accompanied by an 
accepted bank cheque or certificate of de- 
posit on a chartered bank of Canada, mede 
payable to the Hon. the Minister of Public 
Works, for the sum of $1,000, which ahall 
be forfeited If the party tendering de<:llne 
to enter Into contract when called upon to 
do ao. The cheques or certificates of de- 
poalt of unsuccessful tenderers will bo re- 
turned to them upon the execution of the 

The successful tenderer shall furnish a 
bond of a Guarantee ITompany satlafactory 
to the Minister of Public Worka In the 
sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000) for the 
due fuinilmcnt of the contract. 

Tenders will not be considered unless 
made out on the forms supplied, signed 
with the actual signature of the tenderer, 
and enclosed In the envelopes furnished. 

The lowest or any tender not necessarily 
accepted. ^ ^ GRIFFITH, 

Public Works Engineer. 
Department of Public Works, Victoria, 
B. C. l«th .Tuly, 1911. 


to »00 acrea of good land for l&O per 

^-J^f.^^'h.^;-"^ V.5X' B*«»'" 

CALBDOWIA AVEXUB— « room(«, l>ath. 
etc.. |2,«l«: one at anlt ime at 
tCOOO; all goo d aiMi on ter mo. 
YyANTBl>— ProportlWI lUted 

GEORGE St., close to soa and Beacon 
hill car and school, 40x100; $750; cor- 
ner, $850. ^ • 

VICTOR and AdelBlde— 14 lots, en bloc, 
■nap at $7.000and 10 per cent, diacount 
for caah. 

BEUUTIFUL, fjooke— Do you know the C. 
and N. trslna to Bonke will soon be 
running? Thle moana a bigger demand foi 
acreage. 1 advise you to buy now. Call 
and see me or my office (Mr. Marglaoni 
at Sooke. next Moglord'a hotel; tplendid 
llitlnga; large and amall propertlea Sam- 
pis; »l acrea at tig an ac re. 

YATES Bt. 10x120, between Vancouver 
a&d Cook ; 
CfPECIAli Snap— Comer Blanchard and 
•ol Caledonia gve. Bee us about thlo. 

WOBK •$. and Kimidsi-Mwmer lot, with 
room houae. M.»0. ' 

T beg to announce that I have Bold 
out my Interest in the Pacific Coast Con- 
struction Co.. Ltd., Llballty. and severed 
my connection completely. My reapon- 
albllltles for whom Immediately ceases. 
I am open to tender on all kinds of con- 
struction work, reinforced concrete pUea 
a specialty. 



NOTICE iB hereby given that the 
reserve existing over (Certain l*na« in 

which bearing date of July H.,"0»; 
and December 17, 1908, were publUhed 
In the Britleh Columbia Oa«ette In the 
iBauea of July 18. 1808. and December 
17 1908, respectively, is cancelled In 
so' far ae the same relate* to landa sur- 
veyed as the east half and northweat 
nuarter. aecUon ,8. w««t li*lf of section 
8 and northeast Quarter section 9i aec- 
tlon 14. north half and aoutheast Quar- 
ter, section 15. north half and south- 
west quarter, section 18. seotioB 17^ 
fractional north half section 18. s#». 
tlons 19. 20, 21, 22. 2i, 24, 25, J«, JT, 
28 29,80 81. 82. 38. 34. n and i«, fall In 
Township 18. range 6 Coast DUtrlot,- 
Deputy Ministar ot iMUta. 
Department of LanAl, in«t«H«, 


PUBLIC NOTICE la hereby given 
that the Corporation of tho City of 
Victoria has deposited with the Minis- 
ter of Public Works of Canada a plan 
and description of certain properties 
whloh the Corporation proposes after 
the expiration of thirty (30) daya from 
the date of the first pulDllcation of this 
notice In the Canada Gazette, to make 
a.ppllcatlon to purchase, under the pro- 
visions of Section 34 of the Expropria- 
tion Act of Canada, and has detposiled 
a duplicate of the said plan and des- 
cription in tho office of the Registrar 
General of TlUes for Victoria district. 
The lands for which such application 
to purchase will he made ara deacrlb- 
ed aa follows: 

All and singular that certain parcel 
or tract of tide lands situate, lying and 
being composed of a portion of The 
Arm. Victoria Harbor, known aa The 
Creek and which may "be more i>artlcu- 
larly described as lollowB, that Is to 

Commencing at a point on the wester- 
ly limit of Bridge Street In the City ot 
Victoria, and Province of British Co- 
lumbia, distant one hundred and seven- 
teen (117) feet from its intersection 
with the northerly limit of David Street. 
the Bald point being at high water 
mark, thence, north thirteen degroaa 
and seventeen minutes (N 18* 17' W) 
West ninety-one and one-half (B1H> 
feet, thence north forty-eight degrees 
and forty-two minutes East (N 48* 42' 
E) forty-three and nine-tenths feet 
(48.9). thence north one hundred and 
five (106) feet; thence north four de- 
grees and two minutes west (N A* 02' 
W) seventy-one and two-tenths (71.2) 
feet; thence north nineteen degrees and 
fifty-nine minutes east (N 19* 69' B) 
thirty-four and three-tenths feet (84.8), 
thence north ten degrees and flfty-flva 
minutes west (N 10* 66' W) fifty-eight 
(58) feet; thence northjhirty-four min- 
utes went (N 0- ««' W) one hundred 
(100) fset; thence south flfty-flvs d4M 
grees and twenty-six minutes west 
(8 65* 26' W) fifty-four and six-tsntha 
(54. «) feet thencs south twenty-two ds* 
grees snd thirty minutes we«t (S 81* 
WW) seveirty-^ps *«« •ttht-teBtM; 
(76.8) feetiA thsnee sontli ilTs decrnef 
and three iaUnutes east (8 S* OX' S) 
thirty-four tM. twa-Uottw («4J) Mel| 
theiKB* MVth Sixteen Aeffraae and tlMfW 
miniiti** >mt«i »«* »»' ^> 


A snap. 
iCBAW view rd.— I-ot 7»«ll», only MTi. 


Tow will be able to make your Md '<?*#*>;, 
and save money on the sewer wwrte; te " 
which tenders are now being sailed i| 
will get your quotatloas o» 
from the Dominion Oless* 
CO., litd., 1297 Oom*sM» *Wg| 
Vaaeosft^. ■• C* 

NOTICS IB hMthr :ftf ^ 

serve «'rt*tw»« S^f'SLJJr 
ated in »•««»• '% SSSS^ 

lunMf, Qiilttii,!!^ 
Iter u* 






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David Spencer, Limited's . August Furniture Sale 

Commences Tuesday Next 

Dressers and Stands in Surface OaK 

Presser in surface oak finish. Top measures 34in. x i8in., has 
panel ends. 3 large drawers, fitted with neat metal handles, 
also large oval shaped beveled mirror, with neat frame finished 
with carving. Sale Price •■ 98«00 

Dresser and Stand, in furface oak finish. Dresser top nieasures 
34 X l8in., has panel ends. 3 long drawers and beveled plate- 
mirror 22 X I3in., in neat frame finished with carving. The 
stand top measures 24 x 13, has panel ends, i large cupboard, 
I drawer and lowcl rail. The pair complete at Special Sale 
Price of 90.75 

Combined Buffet and China Cabinet 

at $17.00 

This is a verv neat and most useful piece of furniture in surface 
oak. It is made throughout from well seasoned hardwood, 
has plain ends and is fitted witli large cupboard with door 
overlaid with carving, i large linen drawer, i shaped cutlery 
drawer, and large china cabinet with glass front and end. also 
•beveled mirror 20 x i6'u\. Special Sale I^ricc .. ^17.00 _ 

Parlor Suites and Up hojsteredJF urni- 
ture, in a Great Variety of Styles and 

Price s 

Davenport— A large and roomy davenport with massive ma- 
hoganv frame .richlv upholstered in tapestry, has plain seat, 
tufted' spring front. 'diamond tufted back and neatly finished 
Avith guimp'and cord. .\ bargain at^this price. See View St. 
window above the main entrance. Sale Price ^29.4 

Arm Chair in leatherette, lias very strong hardwood frame 
with claw feet and carved front in golden oak. The seat is 
plain, has frilled l)nrders and the back is handsomely tufted 
and piped. This chair is uphoLstered in very slruiig dark 
green leatherette and will be found most serviceable and com- 
Wtable. Sale Price ^13.50 

Arm Rocking Chair, upholstered in dark green leatherette, with 
handsomely tufted back and arms, has claw feet, shaped and 
carved front and well shaped rockers of golden nak. Thi.s 
chair is made to match the arm cliair described above. Priced 
.^ SP13.50 

Settee, made to match the above arm and rocking chairs. \Vill 
scat two i)ersons, and, together with the arm and rocking 
chairs, will make up a verv handsome suite of furniture. 
Sale Price ?19.00 

Mahogany Parlor Suite of three pieces, w-ell finished and up- 
holstered in green plush. The frame is well made from good 
dry mahoganv. has high panel b'Acks and is neatly inlaid with 
beautifully colored woods. Has claw feet, and is a verv hand- 
some ancf serviceable suite. Sale Price .$'23.75 

Handsoine 4-Piece Parlor Suite, beautifully upholstered all over 
in tapestry and plush. It is made with deep spring edged seats 
covered \vith handsome tapestry in floral designs, and has bor- 
ders of plush. The suite consists of settee, i arm chair, i arm 
rocking chair and I chair without arms. All neatly finished 
with cord and deep fringe. Price Sp27.50 

August Bedding and Linen Sale 

On Tuesday next our staple department offers many unusu- 
ally good money saving bargains, in towelings, towels, bed- 
spreads, blanket^*, etc. See our window displays and inspect the 
3,000 Yards Huckabuck Toweling, heaw quality, bleached, per 

yard ' 20^ 

3,000 Yards Glass Cloth, in blue and red checks, per yard. .lO^t 
1,500 Yards Roller Toweling, with red border. Per yard 1*2%^ 
1,000 Yards Heavy Turkish Toweling, with red stripes. Per 

yard 15^ 

300 Dozen Brown and Grey Turkish Towels, at. each....SO|^ 
50 Dozen Brown Turkish Towels. Special sale price, 2 for 25^ 
loo Dozen Unbleached Huckabuck Towels. Special Sale price, 

2 for 25^ 

<o Dozen White Turkish Towels, extra large size. Price, each— 


Bedspreads, full double bed size • .?^1.25 

Sheeting, strong quality, bleached, 8-4 wide, per yard 25^ 

Pillow Slipik, 100 dozen, special, per dozen ^2.00 

Pillow Slips, English hemstitched, regular $3.00 a dozen. August 

Sale Price f2.40 

Ready-tO'Use Sheets, full double bed size fl.50 

500 Pairs White Blankets, full double bed size. Regular $5.00 a 

pair. Special for August Sale, per pair S3.50 

Flannelette Sheets, per pair. $1.50 and 81.00 

Cotton Filled Comforters. Price, each, $2.00 and ^1.^35 

Pure Eiderdown Comforters, in handsome covers. Special for 

August sale. $1275 and, each f8.75 

5 Keces tit'nbteached Table Damask, '54 in. wide, per yard 35^ 
3 Pieces Unbleached Table Damask, 62 in. wide, per yard. .50^ 
10 Pieces Bleached Table Damask, 70 in. wide, per yard. .50f 

5 Pieces Bleached Table Damask, 72 in. wide, per yard SStit 

White Damask Table Cloths, in neat design and excellent qual- 
ity, at »i)t!cial sale prices — 

Size 2x2>4, price, each 82.00 

Sire 2j;aJ':2, price, each $2.25 

Size 2x2>'2, price, each \ .pS.OO 

Size, 2XX, price, each. .•:.... .f4.50^ 

8 Dozen Table Ntpliins, special August sale price, per dozen, 

only $1.26 

37 Dosen Table Nafririna, very fine quality, special August sale 

price, per dozen $2.S6 

10 Dozen TaMc Napkiila, very superior quality, per dozen, 

only $3.8ft 

Whitt Cotton, per jnrd ..10# 


This sale— -like our general departmental sale— has been 6f 
great interest to the people of Victoria for many years past, but this 
year there is every indication that the interest and enthusiasm will 
be more intense than ever. For several months our buyers have 
been searching the markets and have been very fortunate in their 
purchases. Consequently we are in a position to offer you many 
very interesting bargains. Our stock is as large and complete as 
ever, and includes a wide range of Buffets, Sideboards, Dining Ta- 
bles, Parlor and' Dining-room Suites, Carpets, Linoleums, Rugs, 
etc., all marked at prices that should be of great interest to all 
who require furniture or house-furnishings of any descrii)lion. 
See our window display on A^iew and Bmad Streets to get some 
iri^u ,^i' i]iP vwppniiiM rpdiirlion.s that wc have made for this sale. 


Ever y Description of Buffets and Sid eboards, in Solid 
Quarter Cut OaK, at Prices That Should Please AH 


Handsome Buffet, in solid quarter cut oak, 
in exceptionally neat design. Top meas- 
ures 48 X 22in. Body has plain ends, and 
is mounted on handsomely carved claw 
feet. Has l large linen drawer and 2 
fcmall drawers, large cupboard with 2 
doors separated by handsomely carved 
panel. The back is a beautifully shaped 
mirror 42in. x i4in.. with beveled edges, 
in neatly carved frame. Special Sale 
Price ^35.00 

Surface Oak Sideboard, top measures 48 x 
22in. Has vserf^entine front, 2 small draw- 
ers, r long drawer, all with shaped fronts, 
large cupboard with 2 doors handsomely 
(lecorated with carving, has high hack 
carrying beveled mirror 28 x i6in., i large 
shelf and 2 brackets supported by grace- 
fully shaped pillars. Price ^28. 75 

Sideboard, with serpentine front, made of* 
solid quarter cut oak, golden finish. This 
is a really handsome piece of furniture of 
moderate size. Top measures 20 x 44in., 
has panel ends, 2 cutlery drawers, i larLV 
linen drawer, and large cupboard with 
leaded glass doors. The back is 24in. 
high, is neatly shaped and carved and car- 
ries 2 neat brackets and i large shelf .'^up- 
ported by shaped and carved pillar. Spe- 
cial Sale Price ?17.00 

Sideboard, made of well seasoned hard- 
wood, with surface oak finish. This is a 
verv handsome and useful piece of- fur- 
niture at the price. The top measures 
18 x 44in., has 2 drawers and large cup- 
board, with 2 doors separated by a neatly 
carved panel. The back is neatly shaped 
and carved, and carries 2 brackets and i 
large shelf and beveled mirror 14 x 24in. 
Special Sale Price ^14.00 

Sideboard with serpentine front, golden fin- 
ish. Made of well seasoned quarter cut 
oak. Has 2 small cutlery drawers, with 
serpentine fronts, i large linen drawer 
with straight front, large cupboard with 
doors overlaid with carving. Top meas- 
ures 23in.,x 48in. The back is 40in. high, 
is richly carved and carries i large shelf 
and 2 brackets, supported by pillars, also 
beveled mirror 16 x 28in. Special Sale 
Price f 18.75 

Buffet in fumed oak, mission design. Case 
measures 54 x 22 over the top, and 42in. 
liigh. Has panel ends and is mounted on 
ha'iul-carved claw feet and is fitted with 
cupboar<ls, i large drawer and 2 .small 
drawers, one of which is lined for silver. 
The back is 2iin. high and is fitted with a 
large shelf, and carries a beveled mirror 
3ft.xi2in. This is a very neat piece of fur- 
niture, well finished throughout, and fit- 
ted with solid brass drop handles an^l 
escutcheons. Price ^49.75 

Buffet, in fumed solid oak. The body meas- 
ures 48 X 22in. over the top and 4oin. 
high. Has shaped front and panel ends, 
and is fitted with 3 cupboards, I long 
drawer for linen and r silver drawer fit- 
ted with plain turned nobs. The top is 
fitted with a best British beveled plate 
mirror. 40!. n x 9>'Sin., and I large shaped 
shelf. Price $24.50 

Buffet, in fumed oak. Body measures 48 x 
10 over the top. and 4oin. high. Has 
panel ends, i large drawer, 3 small draw- 
ers and 2 cupboards. The cupboard doors 
are decorated with a diamond strapwork 
design, and is furnished with quaint 
bronze handles. The back is simple and 
low, and is fitted with plate rail. ?40.00 

Sideboard in solid oak, Early English fin- 
ish. Top measures 20 x 48in., 40in. high. 
It is mounted on hand-carved claw feet, 
and has plain ends. The body carries 
large cupboard with 2 plain wood doors 
and I shaped leaded glass door, i large 
linen drawer and 2 small drawers. The 
back is 3ft. high and carries i large shaped 
shelf supported by turned and carved 
pillars, also 2 shaped china brackets and 
an oval shaped beveled mirror 27 x 32in., 
surmounted with neat carvings. Price 
is 955.00 

Solid Oak Sideboard, with i large linen 
drawer fin. deep, large cupboard with 2 
doors richly ornamented with carving, 
and 2 small drawers 6in. deep, one lined 
with felt for silver and cutlery. The body 
has panel ends, is richly decorated with 
carving and measures 4ft. x 22in. over 
the top and 42in. high. The back is 4oin. 
high, neatly shaped and carved, has i 
large shelf and 2 small shaped shelves, 
supported by 2 turned and fluted pil- 
lars, and carries a beveled plate mirror 
2ft. 6in. X ift. 6in. A bargain at 5?ii88.50 

Chiffoniers in Quarter Cut Fumed OaK, Birds Eye Maple, 

Mil M !■ ■.■!'' . 

Mahogany and Circassian Walnut, at $29.75 

Fumed Oak Dresser, top measures 42 x 21-- 
in., has large panel ends, 2 large and. 2 
small drawers, fitted with turned wood nobs 
and strong locks. The back carries beveled 
plate mirror. Size 22 x 28in. ,in neat frame. 
Special Sale Price ^29.75 

Circassian Walnut Dresser. This lumber is 
noted for its rich and handsome figure and 
is one of the most popular woods for mod- 
ern furniture. Xbis drcsset.has handsomely 
shaped front. The top measures 42 x 22in., 
has 2 large drawers and 2 short drawers, all 
with serpentine fronts and fitted with turn- 
ed nobs and strong locks. The back is fit- 
ted with round beveled mirror, 2oin. in dia- 
meter, in plain frame supported by graceful- 
ly shaped arms. Special Sale Price f 28.75. 

Chiffonier in fumed oak, stands 5oin. high, 
top measures 34in. x 21 in., has panel ends 
and cfrrtfes 5 lortg drawers ntfiatly flni,shed 
with turned knobs and strong locks. The 
back carries beveled mirror, size 16 x aoin., 
in plain square frame supported by neatly 
shaped arms. Special S*l« Price.. $80.75 

Circassian Walnut Chiffonier, top measures 
34in. x 2oin.. has serpentine front and pan- 
el ends. There are 5 large drawers in this 
chiffonier ajl fitted with turned knobs and 
locks and have serpentine shaped fronts. 

TV.<» Korl' rionripa Jarir* npatlv chanpd mir- 

ror in plain frame supported by very grace- 
fully shaped arms. The drawers are all well 
finished and poli.shcd inside. Is dull finish- 
ed and is very handsome, useful and service- 
able. Sale Price only f 30.76 

Chiffonier in bird's-eye maple. Has serpen- 
tine front, 5 drawers fitted with turned 
wood handles and locks complete, and car- 
ries large beveled edged shaped mirror. Is 
a very handsome and serviceable piece of 
furniture. Sale Price J^20.75 

Chiffonier, made of Circassian walnut, with 5 
deep drawers, plain ends, shaped feet, scr- 
psntine front. Is fitted with large shaped 
beveled mirror in. very neat frame, support-- 
ed by gracefully shaped arms." The figure 
of this wood is most exquisite, has dull fin- 
ish, and makes a very rich piece of furni- 
ture. Sale Price ....^20.75 



Splendid Val ues in Dinner Sets, On Sale 
Tuesday, in the China Department 

On Tuesday we will place on sale a variety of very hand- 
some Dinner Sets that should prove to be of great mterest to 
all, and do ju.slice to the reputation we enjoy for bargams durmg 
the August Sale. 

We are shoAving a splendid .selection, which, in point of de- 
sign and quality, are unsurpassed at the price. Our buyers have 
made S'jn^c ver" ^'atisf:ictor" purcha'ips and we intend to go 
beyond our previous records of bargain (offering this August. 
See our window display on Broad Street. 

This set con.sists of 99 pieces, all very useful shapes and hand- 
somely decorated in the chanticler effect. There is no ques- 
♦ jo.! abovit the ver}/ fine value that this ict represents. It 
would be a bargain at $20. Special for August Sale, the 

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Here is another fine bargain. It is made of fine English semi- 
porcelain. Has white body and dark blue and gold decora- 
tion, is neat and effective and one of the best values that we 
have ever offered. Regular $27.50. August Sale . . .?17.50 


This is a very popular style. Has beautiful Oriental landscape 
decoration in cobalt Idue on a white ground. Is made of 
fine English semi-porcelain, in neat and useful shapes. 97 
pieces in the set. A bargain at ipi3.50 


See our Open Stock Sets. You will be pleased with them. They 
are, for quality and appearance, unsurpassed by iny ordinary 
set worth in the regular way $x8 a set. Special for August 

Sale, per set ?13.00 


Double Boilers, capacity of inside boiler is 4 pints, made of 
best grade of enamelware. Price, each 50^ 

Water Buckets, made with bale handles. Capacity 12 quarts. 
Made of good enamelware. Price, each .50^ 

Dish Pans, strongly made of good enamelware. Capacity 17 
quarts. August vSale Price 50^ 

Tea Kettles, made of strong nickel-plated copper, in five sizes. 
Special Prices for August Sale, $1.75, $1.50, $1.25, Jpi.oo. .90^ 

Tea and Coffee Pots, in heavy nickel-plated copper. Price each, 
for August Sale, $1.10 and 00^ 

Interestin g News fr om the Carpet and 
House Furnishing Sections 

Irish Point Lace Curtains, in ecru shades only, are beautifully 
embroidered in applique work. Are 3 yards long and are ex- 
cellent value at. per pair ^6.75 

Svtriss Lace Curtains, edges finished with overlock stitching on 

- fine mesh Brussels net, in ecru shades only. Very handsome 

and serviceable. 3 yards long. Per pair, August Sale 94,50 

White Nottingham Lace Curtains, in all the latest and most 
handsome designs, strongly woven, double threads. Have 
overlocked edges, and come in beautiful floral and conven- 
tional designs. Well adapted for any room in the home. 3 
yards or y/2 yards long. At August Sale, price per pair ^1.50 

Madras Muslins, in shades of ivory, ecru and arab. Very dura- 
ble quality. Made in plain styles or with bordered effects m 
all the latest styles. Thirty pieces of this very desirable ma- 
terial will go on sale Tuesday.. All 40 to 5oin. wide, and regu- 
larly sold at 50c and 6oc a yard. At the Special Price of, per 
yard .••^o^ 

Portiere Curtains, made of heavy Roman stripe tapestry m com- 
bination colorings of red, green, blue and browns, finished 
with heavy drapery fringe, 3 yards long and 36 inches wid^ 
August Sale Price • - ?1.05 

Wilton Rugs. These rugs are renowned for their splendid wear- 
ing qualities. They come in a great variety of colorings and 
designs, size 9x9 with handsome border effects. They are 
well made, being closely woven and have thick velyety pile. 
These rugs are worth in the regular way, $25 each, but we 
have far too large a stock and have marked them down for a 
speedy clearance, at. each. ...■...•..-...«.»•..—•'•-•- •^lO** 5 

Brussels Carpet Squares, in a variety of beautiful conVentldttal 
designs. They come in two-tone reds, also red and gold, h«ve 
a hard finished surface, are closely woven and are guaraiit<H»d 
to give satisfactory service. Size 9x9, Special for AugttJt^Sfig 
each ,...,,,..«...-..••••••••••••♦•••••'•■" ••■• *• ■"" w ^f¥*9V 

Odd Pieces of Brussels Carpet, in lengths about 4. ft* 6 In. :1o|l^ 
in a great variety of colors and designs. These will make'VOtS 
fine mats for the bedside, bathroom or landing and reprellt»n 
remarkable value at this price. Colors chiefly blues, <^^J^ 
greens. Price, each ,.....,..,<,;.,..... •♦••••«»«»j»«m«<*^P# 

Japanese Matting Mata, in a great variety of prlnWd dm0f$ 9i(m 
an assortment of rich Oriental colorings. Theie maU tftlfitjr 
popular for bed and bathroGia MM. Sis* a*** ^i** ^f 
Sale Price, each >»,.».^»i<.»»>»«-».».4»«^w-»*>» ii Km nn wi n iy A » ni w » '> 

Chiffon iers ia Surface Oat, H- 

This is an exceptionally neat piece of bedfifii^ 
top has shaped front and ntwstire* ^Mi^^ 
shaped feet, 3 large .dfAWer* witH «t^ 
draw^crs with shaped front*,, also/ 
mirror 24in. x I4itiw in l>}4f%|t4nif ; 
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they take up no space that can be used for any 
other purpose, and only cost a very little care, 
there ought to be hundreds of them where now 
there are only scores. Some of the best effects 
in this line are to be seen homes where the 
available space is very limited. The flowers 
that are most easily cultivated for this purpose 
are nasturtiums, lobelias, red geraniums, 
Shasta daisies, and so on. A variety of colors 
adds greatly to the effect. White, yellow, red 
and blue make a very attractive combination. 
The white can be got from the daisy, the yel- 
low from the nasturtium, the red from the 
geranium, and the blue from the lobelia. These 
make a very pretty combination in a small box 
or hanging basket. If you plan on a larger 
scale, you can of course use a greater variety. 
For the ornamentation of dwelling houses of 
the smaller type, the moon flower and morn- 
ing glo<y ""^ ^*'^y eflfective. Climbing roses 
grow quickly, and make a beautiful showings 
Petunias are useful (lowers if jfya l«*»\i*6t 
much available space, idr tjl^ wfll 
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unused comer and it is always ready to grow 
and bloom. Poppies are also quick growers, 
and they make a gorgeous showing. If you 
have not much space for flowers or time to de- 
vote to them, sow a little poppy seed, and you 
will be repaid by a mass of bloom. The trouble 
with poppies is that they do not keep in bloom 
long as a general rule. Bur these pklurei and 
this short reference to flbwers are not intended 
as anything more than a hint to those persons 
who are not already making the most of their 
oppot^unities to adorn their homes with flow- 
ers. The plants that have been mentioned have 
been chosen because they are of a VAfiety 
which persons who only rent their homes can 
make use of without any |te*^ ^f*"^ ijj* 
surprising what can ht dai^^:l^ywf^^ 

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Not for nianv years has such a dramatic 
sensation been created as by the niystenous 
disappearance of Lady Constance Foljainbe, 
half sister to the Earl of Liverpool, a few 
hours before she was to have been married 
Bridcjrroom. clergy, congregation, were all 
vvaitiiK^ in St. iVters" Church, Eaton scjuare. 
1 ondon S. W ., but, to the utter consternation 
of cvcrvhodv. no bride appeared to take up her 
,>lace before tlie altar. Afessengcrs were sent 
off hurriedlv to the Earl of Liverpool s resi- 
dence in order to inquire what had happened 
to the bride; friends were communicated with, 
but all to no effect. No trace of Lady Con- 
stance l<oliambe could be found. She had gone 
out ■ few hours before the wedding, appar- 
entlv on a shopping exi)edition, and from that 
moment her movements were unknown. 

Wlicn tliis painful information was earned 
.. 1 1, »-u« ,.;,>nt- iha iii»>nihprs of the 

familv ;ui.l their friends dispersed. Much sym- 
pathv was expresscn lor uic unvi^grwo..., .j-t. 
^ev.' llezekiah Astley Kemp Hawkins, vicar 
of \VhitwelI-on-the-HUL Yorkshire, who had 
undergone the ordeal of waiting over an hour 
and a^half for the bride who did not put in an 
appearance. For the remainder of the day 
speculation was rife as to what had b clallen 

the matter. All the detail.-i that are known to 
the public so far are given below. 
Waiting at the Church. 

The i)rospective bridegroom arrived at the 
church at a quarter to two with his best man. 
'i'he officiating clergyman, the Rev. the Hon. 
Reginald Adderley. vicar of Parkstone, Dorset, 
and brother of Lord Norton, was in attend- 
ance and everything was in readiness for the 
ceremony at two o'clock, the hour fixed. As- 
sembled within the church were four brides- 
maids — Lady Rosamond Foljambe fsL-^ter ol 
tiie bride). Miss Foljambe. Miss Evelyn I'on- 
sonby, and Mis Violet Ricketts. They wore 
charming dresses of .sprigged muslin, two be- 
ing in pale pink, one in blue, and one in mauve. 
Their girtlles were of the .^amc shade as their 
dresses while Lheir large straw hats were 
trimmed with bows of ribbon to match. Miss 
Barbara W':^oHlinrn, ihp l)ridi>'>i little niece, was 
also present, and Master Geoffrey and Master 


. /- * ^ Pr.i;..mhp IVTAnV ■ rumours 

\. crc ailoat as to where she had gone and what 
had occurred. These w^ere to some extent set 
at rest late in the evening. by a statement pub- 
lished bv Lady Constance's family m the effect 
that she was'safe and well. No clue to her 
whereabouts, however, was disclosed. 

Next day Lady Constance was variously re- 
ported to be in Yorkshire and on the Continent. 
Rut it was not until Thursday that the secret 
of her disappearance was revealed. She was 
then discovered to be staying with a girl friend 
in Paris. At 12.15 ]).m. on the day of her wed- 
ding she left the Earl of Liverpool's London 
house on the pretext of- posting a letter. She 
was then wearing a round, white straw hat 
trimmed with roses, a brown tailor-made dress, 
and a long grev travelling coat. She went to 
Charing Cross. Avhcre she booked for 1; aris, 
leaving-^by the 2.20 Folkestone boat tram, ai- 
riving'^in Paris .n o.iS- She drove to the resi- 
dence of a friend, but. not finding her in, drove 
to where she ihuiight she might find her anc 
succeeded in mt! ling her. 

Here, for the time l)eing at any rate, the 
affair rests. Whether or not the rea.sons that 
actuated Lady Constance's disappearance will 
now be disclosed only time can show, as the 
familv arc naturally "extremely reticent upon 


OlltJCIl UalllCS WCIC LO lltiv>_ tv>-t 

The choristers waited with them near the 
w^est entrance to lead the bridal procession to 
the altar. Lord Liverpool was to have escorted 
the bride up the church, and Susan, Countess 
of Liverpool, to have given her (laughter away. 
A company of 150 friends had gathered within 
the sacred blind "hg, among them bciTrg-d^^nrd— 
and Lady Midleton the Dowager Lady Grant, 
the Hon, Mrs. F. Ponsonby. Lady Alice Fol- 
jambe, si.ster of the bride.' Mrs. George Fol- 
jambe, Captain and .Mrs. Le Strange ^Ialone, 
and Colonel and Mrs. Acheson. several of 
whom had travelled from Yorkshire to attend 
the wedding. 

There was no hint of the dramatic denoue- 
ment that was to come. The l)ridegroom, whri 
• is the vicar of \'\ b.itweii-on-the-lliil Yoik- 
shire, was chatting with his friends, smilir.g 
happily. Two o'clock struck, but the jirover- 
bial privilege of brides to be late cau.sed no 
misgivings. Once a stir of interest passed 
through the congregation, but it was only some 
belated guests. Minute MiccceiUMl minute, but 
still the bride was absent. .\ subdued hum 
of conversation arose in the pews, liy a quarter 
l)ast two a grownig irrijiression ot uTicasmer-s 
had reached a climax. Some hazarded the sug- 
gestion that the right lime for the wedclmg 
was half-past two and not two o'clock, 'rii--^. 
bridegroom, near the altar, was pali)ably ill at 
ease now. He spoke in a low tone to his 
best man Dr. follv, and then the pair held a 
crmsultation wi"th Canon Adderley. .More than 
once thev glanced eagerly at the great door of 
the church. Lady Constance was otill absent. 

Nor was there any sign of the Earl of Liver- 
pQol, her half-brother, who was waiting at his 
house to escort Ladv Constance io the church. 
The pretence that all was well no longer held. 
Men looked from their watches to the door, 
women carried on subdued conversation in 
whispers. .\ mes.^enger was sent in a motor- 
car to 44. Grosvcnor-gardens, the house of the 
Earl of Liverpool. 

No Weddnig. ^^j^^ ^ 
In a few minutes he returned and whis- 
pered something to a little family group in 
the aisle. The pale face of the bridegrooiu grew 
paler still, and he staggered a little Someone 
put out a supporting hand, and he was gently 
led to the door and escorted back to his hotel. 
In a whisi)er the news ])assed through the con- 
gregation that there would be no wedding that 
(lay. It was within a few minutes of three 
o'clock. -No marriage could take place after 
that hour, and it was useless waiting, though 

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struck, hoping against hope. At Lord Liver- 
pool's house there was also consternation. No 
one had seen Lady Constance leave, and the 
first news of her disappearance was "at a qtiar- 

ter j>ast twelve, when a maid who went to her 
room found that she was absent. A hurried 
— »eaP€J4-Avas-«- T a dc v^itli no result. Th 
servant said that :;he liad seen Lady Const^ncr 
at Victoria Station shortly after mid-day. At 
tiic house as at the church all was ready for 
the celebration of the wedding. The wedding 
breakfast was laid and all preparations were 
complete for a joyous gathering on the return 
from the church. But instead of laughter there 
was gloom, and a dreary silence reigned over 
the household. 

It was elicited Lady Constance Fol- 
jambe came down to breakfast as usual in the 
morning. She was quite cheerful and appar- 
ently in her usual good spirits. She went rtut 
alone about mid-day. and was expected back 
to for the wedding. > 

Lc^rd Liverpool, wiio had been waiting in 
the house to take Lady Constance to the 
church, and her mother, the Dowager Countess 
_.^_f T ;,^..,^..»f-,c5i c3.U5.ed a search to l.>e made in 
every dir-ection. .\ constant stream of visitors 
arrived at Grosvcn<M- gardens to offer their 
help, but all efforts resulted in nothing. In- 
(juirie.•^ were even made at the hospitals, for 
it was thought that she might have been in- 
jured in a street accident. They were fruit- 
less and the only possible solutions left were 
that Ladv Constance had either lost her mem- 
orv or had exercised the privilege of her sex 

and changed her mind at the eleventh hour. 
Later in the day Lord Liverpool made tlie 
statement that he had received ? messp^e slat- 
ing that Lady Constance Foljambe .was cpiite 
safe and sound, and that she had simply 
changed her mind. She had left London liy 
train, but her destination or whereabouts were 
not disclosed. 

On the following day what was at first l)c- 
lievcd to be a clue as' to Lady Constance's 
movements"()n the day'i)ii whicii 'she should, 
have l)een married came from Kirkham .\bbey. 
the Yorkshire village where her mother, the 
PJowager Countess of Liverpool, resides. The 
iitiie fiaughter of a signaiman iiaiiic<i Shaw 
told licr parents on Monday evening that she 
had seen Lady Constance in a dining-car ex- 
press to Scarborough as it passed through 
Kirkham Al)bey Station about half-past five. 
Shaw, wlio ha([ not heard of the hitch in the 
wedfiing arrangements. contradicted , his 
daughter, telling her she must have been mis- 

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her honeymoon. The child, however, inaia.- 
tained that it was L^ady Constance she had 
seen. The stationmaster stated next day that 
as the express was composed mainly of dining- 
cars with large plate windows, it would be pos- 
sible for anyone to recognize a familiar face 
in th6 tfalHi ' esnectaliv as tr ains decrca.^c ^tcr 
speed at Kirkham . Abbey ^onfcg<5iiat^ 
in the line. 

No contradiction of this report cotild be ob- 
tained at Scarborough, where Lady Constance 
has relations and many friends, and the sub- 
seijueiit discovery of Lady Constance in Paris 
tends to point to ilie fact that the rci)ort wa? 

The wedding dress was made at vScarbor- 
ough, and Lady Constance Foljam\ic visited 
her <lressmaker there on the Friday before the 
wedding for the final fitting. She gave instruc- 
tions that the gown was to be despatched to the 
iCarl of Liverpool's residence in London. Tlie 
wedding firess was of ivory crej^e de chine, 
trimmed with old Limerick lace, which Lady 
Constance supi^licd. and which had belonged 
to her family. It was a short dress just reach- 
ing to t'ne grfjund. wilti >aUii ariucrsKirt, anci 
the vest was of tucked net. 

The Rev. H. Hawkins has left the Gros- 
venor Hotel, London, where he was staying, 
but his plans are unknown. On the day Lady 
Constance disappeared her description was 
furnished to the police by the family Avith a 
recjuest that it should be circulated, but it was 
almost immediately withdrawn. 

In reply to a letter asking for an official 
statement on the subject. Lord Liverpool, Lady 
Constance Foljambe's half-brother, writes: — 
"I regret that I have no information that I 
can give beyond saying that I and every mem- 
ber of my family should be very glad if the 
matter could be allowed to rest. It is only 
giving intense worry to us all. The subject is 
solely one of private interest." 

Lady Constance Foljambe is twenty-six 
N'^ars oldand one of five ^fiisters. Her eldest 
sister. Lady Edith Foljambe, married Major 
D'.Xrcy Legard. of the 17th Lancers, in i«x>8, 
and another sister, Lady Mabel Foljambe, mar- 
ried Dr. William Woodburn, of Theale, near 
Reading. (Jne exploit by Lady Constance Fol- 
jambe was of a peculiarly daring nature. With 
two other ladies she made an ascent of the 
spire of W'hitwell Church, of which Mr. Haw- 
kins is vicar, two years ago. The spire was 
then in the hands of steeplejacks. 

The Rev. llezekiah .\stley Kemp Hawkins. 

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at Chichester College, and was ordained a 
priest in 1886 in the diocese of vSouthwcll. He 
was curate at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottiiig|-|am, 
from 1885 to 1888, and Chesterfield, Derby- 
shire, from 1888 to 189.3. Since then he has 
been vicar oi Whitwell-on-the-ilill, a village 
witll a p opulation-Df-T7T,^the'gTO^'"'ncome of 
•the living bcuig •£183. W hitweli-on-tiic-T liii 
is near Kirkham .\bbey, the residence of the 
Dowager Countess of Liverpool, Lady Con- 
stance's mother. — i-.--^' 

Mr. Hawkins had only recently accepted 
the living of Stanton St. Ouinton. in the Bristol 
diocese, where he and hi> bride-elect intended 
to take up their residence. The Earldom of Liv- 
erpool wa.s created in 1796. but lapsing was re- 
vived in i'>05 in favour of the present peer's 
father, formerly Lord Hawkesbury. Lord Liv- 
erpool succeeded to the title in T(>o7 on the 
death of his father, who was a collateral 
descendant of Lord Liverpool, the famous pre- 
mier. The present earl is the fifth holder of the 
title. He was born in 1870, and educated at 
Eton and at the Royal Military College at 
Sandhurst. He entered the Rifle Brigade in 
1891. 'DccHuie captain ill »S97> 2.nd major in 
!(p7. He was .\.D.C. to Earl Cadogan when 
the latter was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and 
was State Steward and Chamberlain to the 
liarl of .\berdeen during the latter's tenure of 
the Lord Lieutenancy of Ireland, and is Con- 
troller of his Majesty's Household. Lord Liv- 
erpool married in 1897 .\nnette Louise, daught- 
er of the fifth Viscount Monck. 


It is recorded that during a battli? in India 
a squadron of cavalry had been held in reserve 
under cover of a field battalion and an infantry 
regiment. The artillery duel had ended, and 
the assault of the enemy in overv.-helming num- 
bers had been repulsed by the steadiness of the 
infantrv. While a cloud of smo'Ke hung over 
the field, the cavalry received an order to 
charge with drawn sabres. The trcwpcrs start- 
ed in close order for the enemy's line. .About 
half way they met a raking fire from the earth- 
works in front of them, and from the woods 
on their flank. A young cavalry man, with his 
sabre drawn, was shot through the heart while 
leading in the first file. The horse halted, 
swerved to the right, and turned back, but the 
rider kept his seat without flinching. 

The other troopers went on. carried the 
earthworks by storm, rode at a full gallop after 
the retreating force, and converted defeat into 

The dead trooper, meanwhile, was return- 
ing with white face and blood streaming from 
his wound. I'nder his nerveless hand the horse 
received neither check nor leading, and made 
his own way towards the infantry, who were 
now advancing rapidly. .As the smoke lifted, 
the soldiers saw the .solitary rider coming with 
one hand in a death-grip on the saddle, while 
the other still held the sword tightly clasped. 
It was a sight never to be forgotten — the gal- 
loping horse with the dead cavalryman still 
mounted aiul looking grim and fierce. It was 
not until the rider had gone fifty yards from 
the spot v.'hcre he had been killed that he rolled 
off hi.s horse. 

A similar tale is told of Captain Nolan, who 
delivered the fatal blundering order for the 
historic charge of the Light Brigade. He was 
seen on the f^cld of Balaclava riding from the 
hills where the staff officers were drawn up to 
the (juarter where the brigade was stationed. 
The charge began, and what was left of the 
brigade returned in broken groups. Finally, 
Nolan was seen galloping rapidly towards the 
centre of the field. lie was firmly seated and 
riding well. Suddenly the horse swerved and 
the rider toppled over. When the officers who 
were nearest rushed forward and lifted him 
from the ground, they found him lifeless. He 
bad been shot and instantly killed, but his 
horscha^itiaiif ijfd hintficross the field out of the 
reach of the pursuing Cossacks. — Newcastle 



Since Morocco, to use a common expression, 
is the "order of the day." we come across in 
telegrams word. s unfamiliar to English ears 
and eyes. For instance, "mahalla" signifies an 
army erf regulars. The "harka," on the other 
Hand, is a body of irregulars. The *Caid" Is 
a miltUry chief. •'Maglwen" indkatcs the Mo- 
i roccwi governmettt. "Djemji^ * w a reunion, an 

assen^blv. "Razzia" and "pillage" have the 
same signification. The "smala" is a camp ; the 
"guich" a contingent of cavalrymen furnished 
by th*; principal fighting tribes. "Oued" is a 
ri'ver, ''nahr" a watercourse, "fedj" a defile, 
-chaba" a ravine, •'tel]" a hill, "tassili' 'a pla- 
teau, "chotl" the shore, and, by extension, a 
salt lake, dry in summer; "ani" is a source, 
'•bor'' a trench, "remel" .sand, "arcg" dunc<, 
"dar'* a palace : "bab" a gate, "bon" a father, 
"beni" a son, "kasljah" a fort or citadel, "adrar" 
a chain of mountains, "djebel" a mountain or 
hill, riii.s last word must not be confused with 
"djouU," which simply means a camel. 



(From Popular Mechanics.) 
(Jutwardly the ten-cent ball bears a close 
resemblance to the dollar ball, but as every 
boy knows, there is a vast difference in the 
"life" and durability of tlie two sjiheres. The 
centre of the cheap ball is made of group-up 
carpet rags closely pressed into a core l)y ma- 
chinery. Over this core string is wound — a 
very little string compared to the quantity used 
in winding one of the professional league balls 
— and then the unfinished article is sent to the 
room where the women sewers put the cover 
(.tn, the seam being drawn together l)y hand. 

But the league ball is a very different pro 
duct. In the first place, the construction of this 
ball has been undergoing an evolution for 
years. .At the present time there is much com- 
plaint from those who would have few runs and 
a (prick game, on account of the way in which 
the batters are hitting this new cork-centre 
liall. The complaint is heard that the ball is 
too f?.*t ^ud run.s ton freriiipiit. The explana- 
tion of the experts is that a ball hit on the 
ground with the new ball is no faster than with 
the old one, but that a ball hit in the air goes 
farther, thus accounting for the great number 
of extra-base hits made in recent years. 

vSome years ago the balls were made with 
rubber centres. l1ien, in response to a demand 
for more runs to make the game interesting II, 
the spectators, the experiment was tried of 
making a ball with a small piece of cork in the 
centre, inthe heart of the rubber core. This 
produced a little of the desired effect, and ev- 
ery year from that time the relative sizes of the 
rubber and the cork in the centre of the spheres 
have been changed until the present fast ball 

was evolved. 

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"Funny thing happened in my town last 
week," sa'id the chatty man in the railway 

•Black, a white man, and White, a black 
man. thought a fellow named Brown was 
pretty green, and tried to sell him a white 
hors?. But Brown deceived them both— in 
fact. Ite got all the money they had." 

"And now?" 

"And now Black and White are blue. 

"Very large numbers of people wiiO do not 
usually feef much concern aliout high politics 
will rejoice at the arrangement virtually con- 
cluded by the Pelagic Sealing Conference 
whicli has been sitting at Washington, says 
the Times. "The representatives of Great 
Britain, japan. Russia, and the United States 
have a-greed that pelagic .scaling is to be sus- 
pended for fifteen vears. That means that one 
of the most beautiful and most intelligent ot 
living creatures is to be saved from imminent 
danger of extirpation. 

"The Powers represented at W ashmgton 
took the common-sense view of the situation. 
They recognized that the preservation of the 
seal'is in the interest of them all, and that he 
cannot be preserved if pelagic sealing con- 
tinues. It is both wasteful and cruel. It means 
the slaughter of lar^^e numbers of cows, which 
involves the starvati<.m of their calves, and the 
loss of the animals that sink or get away 

"Perhajis there is no more striking instance 
of mans ruthlc.ssness in the pursuit of gain 
than this system of sealing. It accounts for 
the reduction of the herd trom about 2,000,000 
in i8B_>, when i^elagic sealing on a large scale 
was just beginning, to 185,000. .\s the seals 
have become scarcer the prices have risen and 
the slaughter been stimulated. To break this 
vicious circle is now the aim of the Interna- 
tional Conference. 

"Pelagic sealing came into vogue in the 
eighties; in 1881 10,000 skins were taken by 
this means; in 1894, 62,000; and if the catch 
has decrea.sed since then it is a fact that since 
1890 the pelagic .sealer has secured twice as 
.^^„,. ..i,;»,^ „^, i,n»>« UfPty cp«-'iir<»fl on laiifl, T he 

sealers fire at the seals from small boats, mak- 
ing no distinction between males and females; 
.some are killed and sink immediately, others 
arc fatally wounded but e.scape before they die. 
It is stated that for each .skin taken probably 
four seals arc killed and lost. .Moreover, since 
the female seal on her way to and from the 
feeding ground is the favourite prey, it follows 
that 80 per cent of the whole pelagic catch ar« 
females. These not only have nursing pups 
ashore, which are left to die of starvation, but 
are themselves pregnant, the period of preg- 
nancy beginning soon after the birth of the pup 
and lasting until the following spring. Thus 
three lives are destroyed for every female 
killed. After this it may well be believed that 
the pelagic catch of 27,216 skins in 1907 repre- 
sented a loss to the herd of upwards of 75,000 

"The sole remaining strongholds of the 
northern fur-seal are the pribyloff and Com- 
mander Islands, the former American, the lat- 
ter Russian, in the Behring Sea. Robbin Island 
—once Russian but now Japanese— used to 
possess large rookeries, while others in the 
Kuril Archipelago belonged to Japan : ruthl««» 
slaughter hta Alni<»«t wiped out these h«t^i* 

though the remnants which remain may yet 
be nursed back to health under Governmont 
protection. Of the Commander and Pribyloff 
herds, the latter is still the largest in the world. 
"There has always been a strong tempta- 
tion to poaching and illegal fishing in the seal 
industry. To prevent ])ractices of this kind 
the conference recommends what is probably 
the only remedy likely to [vrove effectual — 
namely, the exclu-sion from the markets of the 
contracting parties of all skins wdiose origin is 



A broken alpenstock bearing the carved 
name, "Dr. J. Bean, Baltimore," has, the 
Chronicle says, just been found by a Chamonix 
guide in the ice of the Glacier des Bo.ssons, 
which 'flows' down direct from the summit of 
M(Mit Blanc to the Valley of Chamonix. The 
find recalls the most terrible acident in .Alpine 
history, wlien eleven climbers perished on the 
summit of the Great White mountain in violent 
snowstorms which lasted a week. 

In September, 1870, Rev. G. .McCorkindale, 
of Glasgow, and two Americans, Dr. J. Bean, 
of P.altiniore. and Mr. Randall (both elderly 
men with little experience of the -Alps), set out 
from Chamonix with eight guides and safely 
reached the summit in doubtful weather. 
Hardly had the descent commenced when the 
snowstorm started,. and not one of the eleven 
climbers was seen again alive. A strong force 
of guides some days later found the bodies of 
five victims, including the clergyman and Dr. 
Bean, but the other six were never found, hav- 
ing most probably fallen into crevasses. It is 
now thought, owing to the discovery of the 
broken alpenstock, thar the bodies 01 ihcTsiK 
climbers, who have ben buried in their tomb 
of ice for the last forty-one years, have reached 
the end of the glacier, which travels at the rate 
of about 500 feet a year, and are not far from 
the surface of the ice at the Hp of Chamonix 

, o 


A common South African flower pos- 
sesses the valuable property of keeping (reah 
for two months or more after cutting. It is a 
white Star of Bethlehem. Ornithorf»lui>|t 
lactum. producing a compact s|^ikj| of mmn 
on a stiff, erect stalk 18 inches \.t> two feet 
long, explains The Field. The flower is ot « 
thin and paperv tissue, all white, eaf^t tile 
yellow anthers. It can be stnt «^er ** * cut 
flower from South Africa to this coiktitry. « 
then lasts for wee^s in y^h, Af4/^*** 
we have seen a Soul|i Af riwH W?*^*^*^ 
etitly a species oM^tt"** wakHn mmmim^^ 
ocean and remaifle4 fwrii tot ^W IMiii ft 
in thii* country. Umi i^ i^ toU)^!^ 

The remarkable growth of Brazil's wonder 
city, Sao Paulo, is described in a report on the 
trade of the State of Sao Paulo in 1910 by his 
Majesty'.s Consul, Air. O'Sullivan-Beare. In 
1887, he says, Sao Paulo was a quiet, rather 
sleepy town of the usual up-country Brazilian 
type, with a population of .some 47,000 inhabit- 
ants, notable only from the fact that a large 
number of religious orders had established 
themselves therein. When the great tide of 
immigration into the State of Sao Paulo com- 
menced in the year 1887, a considerable por- 
tion of the newcomers established themselves 
in the capital, with the result that the popula- 
tion increased by leaps and bounds during 
the ensuing years, rising last year to 350,000. 

Growth of Twenty Years. 

At the present time Sao Paulo ranks as 
the second city in Brazil. The appearance of 
the new city of Sao Paulo, which has sprung 
into existence within the past twenty years, 
is a matter of surprise to visitors. Sao Paulo 
now resembles one of the great cities of 
Europe. The principal business streets arc 
lined with shops which, in outward appear- 
ance and in the variety and richness of their 
contents, vie with those of Paris or of London. 
The city has been planned with much taste ; 
the various streets and avenues are wide and 
straight, and well paved and planted with 
shady trees. Throughout the city exist a num- 
ber of public gardens, admirably laid out, and 
beautiful with their wealth of tropical verdure. 
The private residences are remarkable, on the 
whole, for the originality and beauty of their 
architecture, while many are of Jfreat size nod 
magnificence. The bustle and activijhr, and the 
ever-increasing traffic which prevail jlfiroayElh- 
out the city during busiincss hburs ni»Winm= 
ficult for new-comers to realize that th$y .im 
in a Brazilian town. The muilicipatil^ «^!^» 
money liberally with a view to imj^V*^"' ""^ 
beautifying the city. 

Costly Op«ni Bdiiaii. i) 

There is just ^n« coi 
theatre which iri«* in 
of Paris, upon whl<sh it: 
m|it«d that the t^j^t 

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Thomas de Quincey 

l^idoubtcdly what gives Thomas de 
Quincey's books a lar^e pari of their interest 
is the fact that they were written liy a man 
who was so addicted to ih(^ use of (i|)ium that 
his whole life may be said to have been tlom- 
inated by ihe drug. His \ i^ions were to him 
realities and so vividly has he described them 
that to the reader it seems as though ihey 
must be realities also. But de Quincey was 
no cammoiv opium drunHard,, J Ic I'ei^au th?^^ 
habit when ho was very youn^;-. under cir- 
cumstances, which modern physicians say, 
quite justified him, and continued uiiul Ins 
dcith v/hich does not se^i" '" have been ijre- 
malure considering everything, as he lived to 
be 74. De Ouincev was a genius,. a type alike 
of the poctrUic i)hilosopher and the scholar. 
His writings show rich imagination, height- 
ened vastlv by the use of that powerful stimu- 
lant, l)ut they also show logical sequence,' and 
abundant versatility. -^ --.,.;.,. • 

I- u;.- ••( V.ti»"oceir»nc nf \n OtjiUHl ■ iiftt6£ 

he "has attempted to clothe in words science 
from the jswwid of dreams." 

We give a few quotations from this work 
which made him famous. 

The Dead Sister 

siiitrr's dfiath, wUilgt 

On tho day 


some mightier cause than evey, yet the ^word 
had pleaded or trumpet had proclaimed. Thcii 
came sudden alarms; hurrying to and fro; tre- 
pidations of innumerable fugitives, I knew 
now whether from the good cause or the bad ; 
darkness and lights, temjiest and human faces, 
and at last, with the sense that all was lost, 
female forms, and the features that were 
worth-ul! the world to me, and but a moment 
allowed— and clapped hands with heart- 
breaking partings, and then— everlasting fare- 
wells, and with .t sigh such as the caves of 
hell sighed when the incestuous mother utter- 
'ed the al)horretl name of Death, the sound was 
verberaled — everlasting farewells, and again, 
and yet again reverberated — c\crlastinL; i;ire- 

wells! . , , , 

And T awoke in blrugg-l«, and cncd aloud. 

''•I will sleep no more!" 

Instantly, when my oar caught this ca.-.t 
Aeolian intonation, when my eye filled with 
the golden fullness,,oif;. life, the pomps and 
glory of the heavens 6utside, and. turning, 
when it settled upon the frost which over- 
spread my sister's face, instantly a trance fell 
iipon niei A vault sGcrncu, to open in t..e zen- 
ith of the far blue sky, a shaft which ran up 
forever. I, in spirit, rose as if 9» billows that 
also ran up the shaft forever, and the billows 
seemed to pursue the throne of God ; but that 
also ran before us and fled away continually. 
The flight and the pursuit seemed to go on 

Zarsar wind of death, seemed to repel me; 1 

Year by year the flags advance on the 

i;i.„ :r.f .-.'oirl (•'M-5<'U«'''inu' ff>r<'*"; snhdiiinf 

the wilderness reaches for civilization. And 
today when adventur(jus whites push into the 
.North they catch at every post a gleam of 
the policeman'.s red coat, as surely^s the gray 
walls of the Hudson's Bay fort or the rusty 
cassock of the oblate missionary. 

Everywhere trim, capable, well-disciplined, 
and fearless, there is, however, this difference 
between the mounted police north and south 
,,,- -:; (leg.— in the south they are a si)lcndid or- 
ganization' of ; men ; in the north they are 
splendid members of an organization. „ To ,the,, 
few whites of the Xorth or the occasional 
Irjivclcr the mounted policeman is a man. not 
;\ machine of the taw. 

Uncomplaming Heroes 
lie i> iK't reaiiv niounled any Innwer; be is 
not a rider <'t ihe i)lains. Me ;>alrf)ls the 
.\rctic and sub-Arctic wilderness with canoes 
or dogs. What he enduresc/on 'these patrols 
■no one knows, for he will not complain. ^ Hm 
16t is not always cast in uiipica&iiuL places, ; 
thoaeh he has alwaj*; ia^^«o*Jeit of canned 
.goods. He liat eoine; neighbors u?,ually. and]^ 
ito class of people 1s Wore neigltborly than the 
northern whites, who look on the Mackenzie 
and Pea^e river* to long highways of equally 
long, straggling vMages. 

What does it matter that the neighbors 


bve bun-'lredA^sf miles auatir ' Disuuc i ^ »3 a 
matter of geography, not M* ht*«ia» interest. 

At Peace River crossing in recent years a 
stafi^serg^it h as been sta tioned,' a big Vik- 

History, we know, is a lying jade; and 
the character of biography depends very much 
on the quality and bent of the writer. For 
example, supposing that Lord Willoughby de 
Broke (or any other of a hundred noble 
Britons of our time) were to write the Life of 
Mr. Lloyd George, to write it with a perfect 
sincerity, a volume full of surprises to future 
generations might very well en^ue. So with a 

biography of Mr. Justice R v from the ))en 

of Mr. St. Maur: of Mr. Horatio Bottomley 

from that of Mr. Justice .\ y: of Mr. Kain- 

say Macdonald "lr«>m that^of Mr. Winston, 
Churchill. The pii^iblc instances aie numer- 
ous and suggesti\^r and the danger of a cred- 
ulous acceptance of distorted facts or biased 

rerleciions pas.^^cu wn .1.^ ^..^ ^..^ - ■••/ • 

truth and nothing but the truth by ijrejudiced 
nr interested persons was greater in days less 
effectively furiii>licd with elieck- t-ii the au- 
dacity „#'^;» imaginaiuo, per-,.n> than in our 


:»;5,:CaDtain William Kidd,' "the arch-pirate/' 
dear as such t(r the heart of every small boy 
...^..j-T, uiu tjtiit tiiou°'ii ^. horrible xyariunjBf »tt 
the' hands of the disciplinary grown-up, seems 
to have suffered from the unscrupulousness 
and false witftess of those to whom was en- 
trusted by chance.the writing of the story of 
his life-shortlv after his death; and no less dis- 
tinguished historians than Lord Macaulay 

kjid Lord Cauiprjelt Uavt. served to perp e tuate 
the injustice. 'Wtlnam Kidd was executed m 
the vcax 1701; in the year 191 1, that is to say, 
after a longish interval of two hundred and 

^eFyreafs^STf 'Gornclius Neal Dalton has per- 
jormcd the considerable task of 'whitewashing 


The Whitewash Brush 

Henceforth Captain Kidd must be known 
tM the world, not as "the Terrible Captain 
Kidd." but as "Captain Kidd, the Good"— "the 
unluckicst man in hist.;ry, sacred or proiane. 
Like many another fine sailor. 
he wa.- Ill It real!}' wiekc( 
l)iratc; he was led away 
-lirewdcr men than himsc 
\ii<l when he \\a> caught. 

cumstances, possessed of a ship of his own, 
and married to a wife with a considerable tor- 
tunr, settled in Nc.v York. 

Here is ironv. indeed. For it was through 
his activitv in a mission to put down piracy 
that the Cap'n himself became charged with 
piracy (and. of course, with murder), and at 
the age of fiftv-six— a mature age at which to 
enter a new and adventurous profession hke 
piracv. but an immature one at which to hang 
was branded with the ignominy that has last- 
ed so long in the popular imagination. 
The Chief Villain. 
Bellamont— with, or after. Lord Chanccl- 
Uy Somers—is^the chief villain of the peace; 
and on his known record it is easy lo believe 
that he was no better tlian he ought to have 
been For awhile he was treasurer and re- 
..^.ixor-freneral to Oucen Mary, but (so say.s 
her dafry) he was "impertinent" to her; and 
she di<mis.sed him. lie was fond of Icrel ing 
groundless charges against other folk, and he 
impeached abortively the Lofd Chancellor of 
Ireland. Lord Coningsby. and one of the . nsh 
Chief Justices. Sir Charles Porter, "for high 
treason anu uli»c» lUiaj^n.a... ^....-^.- -... - 
i^meanors." Then WilUain 1 1 L oflfered^Bella- 
«iont the governorship of New Lnglanv.. 

It is worth while recalling that m those 

days no "man of mark" at home would ••allow 

fttmself to be consigned to one of these Coio- 

nial jobs; they were then, whatever Lhoy art 

^Oday, the sinecttres into which party bores and 

o the r p olitic al or social n uisanc es could be_ 


Uiiiiri uuj»n\.m — iij — ",~ — .- — —z 1 _T- — — 'f'-i-i-r— 

, . -,.: i.1.. u,. t-Un r»o'»"»«-c thar ne. 1 Ills. 

doubtless, was the 'explanation of why I'-cUa- 
mont governed New Engliand. and why we 
lost New England and other places during the 
vears that followed. ^ 

' In the year of Captain Kidd .^ deatn there 
was published an "Account of the Proceed- 
in<>-s in relation to Captain Kidd m i wo Let- 
ters from a Person of Quality to a Kinsman 
of the Earl of Bellamont": the intention u, 
this treatise being to exculpate the worthy 
I'.ellamont. then lately deceased. 
Profitable Piracy. 
From this source Macaulay and the group 
of historians associated with his view of Cap- 
tain Kidd. drew most of their inspiration. 
From this source ccpially. it is plain that some 
of the governors of New England who had 
preceded Bellamont took a hand m the re- 
munerative game of piracy as practiced by 
vessels sailing out of New York and of smug- 
gling as practised by ves.sels sailing in: 

■■Many were insensibly drawn into these 
ill courses by observing what excessive wealth 
the otTenders gained in a short time, and witn 
what impunity they offended. -For some gov- 
ernors, having found a way to share in the 
profit, were obliged not only to connive at, 
but protect, the offenders." 

Thus the apologist for Bellamont, who was 
flesigned by his King '•fo i)ut a stop to that 
illegal trade and to the growth of piracy, by 
the more rigid enforcement of the Navigatimi 
and Plantation .-Vets. 

The i)rovisions of these -Vets are full of a 
curious interest at the present juncture in 
Anglo-.\merican-Canadian relations, and in 
yiew of the discussions on the Declaration of 
London : 

'■These Acts had been passed in the reign 
o{ Charles 11. for the purpose of securing for 
England the monopoly of American trade, by 
preventing under heavy ])cnalties any direct 
trade between the Colonists and their neigh- 
bours, French. Spanish or Dutch, in the West 
Indies. They prohibited the import and export 
of goods into or from the plantations (or col- 
onies K except in ships built in England; and 
iirovided for the seizure and forfeiture of any 
other vessels employed in that trade and goods 
foun don board. 

It will readily be understood that, although 
this monopoly was regarded with great favor 
in England, it had been growing more' and 
more unpoi)ular with the colonists, as their 
commerce and population increased, becaiusc 
their traffic with their neighbours was incom- 
moded and hampered by it ; the inevitable re- 
sult being that the smuggling of goods mto 
and out of the plantations had become a popu- 
lar and Uicrative business. 

Our Dutch King's desire to check this 
smuggling was not unnatural, money being at 
that time urgently required by him for the 
pfosecution of his French wdr." 
Wicked Scotsmen! 
In the in-camble of an English Act pas.sed 
at this jieriod. the most "artful, cunning, and 
ill-dis]K)Scd per.sons" engaged in the "gi-eal 
abuses to the detriment of English naviga- 

to have done a brisk traffic in faked certih- 
catcs and bills of lading, by means of which 
they carried 'the goods of .Scotland and other 
places of Europe without shipping the same 
in England. Wales, or Berwick-on-Tweed," of 
brought the goods of the plantations into these 
islands otherwise than by the royaUy-approved 

Any person found u^sing a false ««*^i*«*^ 
was to be fined £50o, and all sorts.dl^ 
precautions w<fe twwstt to jjtnp'*^*-^-*^'*^ 
Ham lU. (eri*nio«*ly, coi)|^ 
believed to be A,9ra^f^|| 
' A* 4 matter pf."^' '■■■'*"^'* 

tie girwiy « 

fVo gweer lenlple of her hrgin wa.<? yet un- 


violated by human scrutiny, I formed my own 
scheme ior 'seeing her once more. Not for 

the world would T have made this known,-ftOf- 
have suffered a witness to accompany me. 1 
had never heard of feelings that take the name 
of ••sentimental," nor dreamed of such a pos- 
sibility. But grief even in a child hates the 
light, 'anil shrinks Imm hitman eye.s. The 
house, was large, there were two staircases; 
and bv one of these I knew that about noon, 
when all would be (piiet. I couM steal up into 
her chamber. I ima-ine that it was exactly 
high noon when 1 reached the chamber 
door; it was locked, but the key was not taken 
away. Entering i closed t!ie dnor -<> softly 
that' although it oi)encd upon a hall which 
ascended through all the sleiries. iio echo ran 
along tlie silent walls. Tiien turning aroun.'., 
1 .sought my sister's face. But the bed had 
been moved', and the back was not turned. 
Nothing met my eyes l)ut (Mie large window 
wide open, t.hrough which the sun of mid- 
summer at noonday was showering tlown tor- 
rents of splendor. 'The weather was dry. the 
sky was cloudless, the blue depths seemed the 
express tvpes of infinity; and it was not f)os- 
sihle for 'eye to behold or for heart to con- 
ceive any symbol> more pathetic of lile and 
the glory of life. 

From the giM-geous sunlight 1 titrnv'! 
round to the corpse. There lay the sweet 
childish figure, there the angel face; and as 
pcojile usually fancy, it was said in the house 
that Hi) features su'fifcrcd any change. Had 
they not? The forehead indeed — the serene 
and' noble forehead,— that might be the same, 
but the froze eyelids, the darkness that seem- 
ed to steal from, benealh tliem. the marble 
lips, the stiffening hands laid i)alm to palm 
as if repeating the sui^iilicalions of closing 
anguish, could these be mistaken 1"i- lile/ 
Mad it been so. wherefore did 1 not spring to 
those heavenly lips with tears and never- 
ending kisses? But so it^wa- not. 1 stood 
checked for a moment; awe, not fear, fell upon 
me. and while I stood, a solemn wind began 
to blow. — the most mournful that car ever 
heard. Mournful f that is saying nothin.L;. It 
was a wind that had swept the fields of mor- 
tality for a hundred centuries. Many times 
since. ui)on a summer day, when the sun is 
about the hottest, 1 have remarked the same 
wind arising and uttering the same hollov.'. 
solemn, Mcmnonian. and saintly swell: it is 
in this world the one sole audible symbol of 
eternity. And llu-sc limes in my life 1 have 
happened to hear theVame sound in the same 
circumstances; namely, when standing be- 
tween an open window and a dead b(3dy on a 
summer day. 


Then suddenly Avould come a dream of far 
different character a tumultuous dream, com- 
mencing with a music such as now I often 
hear in sleep, music of preparation and of 
awakening suspense. The undulations of fast 
gathering tumults like the o])ening of the 

r'-.-- ^r--*-«'»- .\ M«-U «.#-.-. • o.-.<-l litre tliaf cravf ihp 

feeling of a multitudinous movement, of in- 
finite cavalcades filing off. and ^the tread of 
innumerable armies. The morning was come 
of a mighty day. a flay of crisis and of ulti- 
mate hope for human nature, then suffer mys- 
terious eclijise. and laboring in some dread 
extremity. Somewhere, but 1 knew not where 
—somehow, but 1 knew not how, — by some 
beings, but 1 knew not by whom, — a battle, a 
strife, an agony, was traveling through all its 
stages, — was evolving itself, like the catastro- 
phe of some mighty drama ; with which my 
.sympathy was the more insupportable from 
deepening confusion as to its local scene; its 
cause, its nature, a"nd it's undccipliei'abre "issue. 
■•As is ui^ual in dreams, where of necessity, wc 
make ourselves central to every movement." 
had the power, and yet had not the power, to 
decide it. I had the power, if I could raise 
mysdf to will it ; and yet again had not the 
power, for the weight of twenty Atlantics was 
upon me, or the oppression of inexpiable 
guilt. "Deeper than ever plummet sounded," 
1 lay inactive. Then like a chorus the passion 
deepened. Some greater interest was at stake, 

slept— 'for how long I cannot say; slowdy I 
recovered my self possession, and found my- 
sclf standing as before, close to my sister's 


() fliLrht of the solitary child 

to the i>oU- 

,;,,-v uod — llight from the ruined corpse to the 
ihnuie that could not be ruined. How rich 
were't thou in truth for after year;^ I Raptttri" 
of grief that being too mighty for ;i child to 
sustain, fonndest ;i happy oblivion in a hea\- 
en-born dream, and within that sleep did'st 
conceal a ilream whose meaning, in alter 
years, when slowh' 1 deciphered, suddenly 
there flashed upon me new light: and even by 
the grief of a child, as 1 will show yiui, reader, 
hereafter, were confoundeil the falsehood■^ of 


Most of you must have noticed, who read 
the English 'press, what i)rominence is given 
to articles dealing with the presence of the 
Chinese in the large cities of England. !>ut 
then it is not as with us, none of the writers 
seVm to urge that the country will l)e over- 
crowded with Chinese. It is an entirely dif- 
ferent i)hase of the tpiestion which they are 
discussing, namely, the intermarriage of white 
women with Chiiiamen. and the iiu-rea.-ing 
juimber of half-caste children. 

vS(.)ineone somewhere, for tlu' ni'uneiit we 
cannot recall the name of the periodical. 
si)caks of the "exotic influence oi the CHiina- 
nian cjver tlie white woman." Now, with ail 
due rcs^^ect to the perpetrator of the above 
phrase, wc feel like saying •"h'.xotic influence 
be hanged!" We do not suppose thai there is 
one wiunan in a thousand among white peo- 
])le who would not loathe the very thougditof 
meeting a Chinaman on any sort of intimate , 
footing, let alone consider seriously marrying 
one i.'f -these men. It is against the law.s of 
nature, and it is only unnatural conditions, un- 
natural environment that fosters such a state 
of things at all. 

Happily for us. this intermarriage side of 
the question has not troubled us to any extent. 
But we can imagine such a deplorable alterna- 
tive that marrying a Chinaman might be wel- 
comed. We all know that there is a dearth of 
men in the United Kingdom. We all know 
that there i.s extensive povcrt}'. We all know- 
that where there is one temptation to sin in 
this country, there are a dozen in the great 
cities of the Old World. When it comes to 
a (|ue3tion of selling one's soul and body, or 
legal marriage Avith a Chinaman, ])robably 
most women would not hesitate o'v^crlong. 
When it comes to a question of saving one's 
chiildren from starvation most women wouhl 
marry a Chinaman rather than barter their 
bodies for food or see their children die of 
hunger. When it comes to a cpiestion of mar- 
riage with a Chinaman or never marrying at 
all, .some few women would accept the alter- 
native, but very, very few. But we do sin- 
cerely believe that generally speaking, no 
white woman would marry a Chinaman if 
there were a chance of her marrying a decent 
white man. 

We read with pleasure in a recent number 
of Collier's, which journal, by the way. is 
iKjted for its caustic comments on Canadian 
sentiment, an appreciative tribute to our 
Northwest Mounted Police, from which we 
quote for the benefit of those who had not 
the pleasure of reading it. 

/'Western Canada has as; proud a sense of 
proprietorship in the moiinted police as it has 
in its wheat areas. 

Among the -maps of Western Canada is- 
sued each year at Ottawa, decidedly the 
most alluring is the rjne wdiosc red flags bec- 
kon from isolated police posts. 

At police headquarters there is a wall al)Out 
covered with one of maps. The com- 
jnissioner surveys it as a general does a map 
of bis field forces. Now and again he trans- 
mits an order — and a new red flag beckons in 
the North. Another detachment has been 
moved farther into the wilderness. 

jng-likcT^erarider, wif5~~1fil"^"Wtrot« 

Peace for his beat, lie is the same who was 

assigned to Crand Rapids on the .\thabasca 
during the Yukon rush, with orders t.. record 
all who has passed in and to turn hack the 
iruileless fools who had IioikmI lo reach I'eol 
river in some toy boat with a gruh-l.ox of 1m- 

.\ow in tlie North again he put down 
r,.ots, taken to himself a wife w,ho had gone 
ill iM do mission work for the Indians— and m 
his leisure moments he raises tomatoes and 
;.;1ki vegetables the while he imparts to his 
-tmdv little son the splendid traditions of the' 

Farther- north, along the .Mackenzie, there 
is a dashing voung Britisher, as trim cap-a-|)ie 
as his c<.>mra'des on jiarade at Regina. as alert 
for dutv: and, since he survived, he can smile 
—mounted police w-ill not talk'.— about one 
winter jiairol when, new io the countr>. he 

wandered off the trail, and went without t 1 

w,- {\xc for a w-eek in ^o dcg. below zero. 
A Friend of Kipling 
When he was livin.n in coiiif. .rt hack home 
this veumg man was a personal friend oi Kip- 
lim:.' Th'e mere fact i^oints the old regret 
tha" this police f(.rce. a^ ii-te>i .i- any in ib'.; 
world, as iiicturesque a- 'he t hasseurs 
cr.\fri(pie. has no Kiidin^ or .^er\ ice to make 
it live in soni;. 

Once for tWi> hundred iiiile- of a trip in 
the leisurelv- Hat-bottom boats of the North a 
small gronp of passengers shared nieals and 
deck-room ' with a junior constable and h'S 
unfettered prisoner. 

At l.e--cr Slave lake, as one ol the pas- 
• sent;er~. 1 eventually ftnind myself .■;>hariiig^ a 
seat oil the mai 



men : 




before ami 
. still less a 
)v designing 
f. and richer 
William w;is 

the sc:ii)cg')at of more ijowerful i)erson- 


hags in the an-ibulancc-like 
mail stage with the constable and his prisoner, 
while the stage was laboriously pulled through 
miles of road heavy with June r,-uns. 

I'nder the circumstances, how could the 
most reserved or severely disciplined con- 
stable maintain the dignified aloofness that is 
en regie south of S5 f^^'g? Yet under no cir- 
cumstances of that trip did the unparaded, 
unfettered prisoner lose ;thc sense of silent 
dread that he was in the hands .^f the police; 
nor did the young constable fail for an instant 
in his single-minded alertness to duty. 

In another case— this time on the Macken- 
j,ic_the white silences <n- .some other factor 
of northern life so worked upon the nerves (..( 
one constable that his reason left him. A 
comrade assigned to bring him outsulc ma<le 
the long, hmelv trip with him in mid- winter, 
caring for him with the utmost patience and 
even tenderness. But the strain was too much 
for the escort; and, while the change to life 
(mtsidc restored the first to reason, the other 

This sad fact was not paragraphed or 
,!....pif ,,.v!n In. Diiblic — ;tt>ain that is not the po- 

lice way! The young fellow's retirement int.; 
the obscurity of an institution was full (jf 
pathos, yet it was only another item '(ui the 
official roll of martyrs to duty. 

This spring, it will be remembered, the 
honor roll, which has been steadily .growing m 
official obscurity, rose in tragic fashion lie- 
fore the public ;'and a fresh notch was carved 
in the glorious tally of police heroism to com- 
memorate the last service of Inspector Fitz- 
gerald's Arctic patrol. 

To the inspector, one of the most adven- 
turous and distinguished officers of the po- 
lice, a death while on duty would probably 
have been his own choice— if choice were 
given us in these matters. But even the most 
philosophical soul could scarcely have desired 
the end so soon. 

Yet after weeks of weariness and semi- 
starvation y.diat resignation and aspiration 
and simple nobility in the fine, believing soul 
of the man were revealed in the last words 
traced at his last camp on the trail: 'God bless 
all I" • 

;or li'. ii i There is a capital Hall Caine 

1 ' 1 - * * ." 

melodrama in lite laie o!'>v.s i!Ti(ioin;„. 

Listen to the vindicati(;n of William Kidd 

as it is written by Sir Cornelius Neale 

Dalton: — 

•■This worthy, honest-hearted, steadlast. 
much-enduring sailor, a typical sea captain of 
his dav, seems really to have done his best 
to serve his countrv and his cmj)loyers ac- 
cording to his lights in vety difficult circum- 
stances. His fatal mistake which brought all 
his sufferings on him was that he yielded to 
the solicitations, if not to the intimidations. 
o| personages 'of higher rank than his own. 
who for their own ends, induced him. against 
his better judgment, to embark on an impos- 
sible cntcrpri.-Ae. which, after the manner of 
his kind, he doggedly tried to carry through 
to the utmost of his'ability, and in \vhich he 
came nearer attaining success than could reas- 
oiial)l\- have been antici))ated. 

For his pains, after giving himself into 
custody, in rcliahc' on the Vv-ord and honor 
of his 'chief employer, a Whig nObleman. he 
was ignominiously executed, and hung m 
chains, after nearly two years' incarceration, 
and has ever since l)een held up to execra- 
tion as the arch jdrale -w-ho left behind him 
untold treasure taken from the murdered 
crews of jicaceablc merchantmen, and buried 
(God knows where) on the innumerable 
coasts and keys of the West Indies, where 
they are popularly supposed to await discov- 
ery to this day." 

History's Ironic Touch. ^ 
( )nt of this ■'w-orthy, honest-hearterl. stead- 
fast" wight, too trustful in his naughty em- 
l)loyer's word, the Macaulays. the Campbells, 
ami their kind have fashioned for us a drunk- 
en, murderous villain, who was caught red- 
handed bv an English frigate on the high seas, 
brought iiome. and most approjiriately imt to 


Midway between the two versions i)rob- 
ably lies i\\v real character of Captain Kidtl ; 
and the divergence between the facts of his 
life and the fancies of his biographers, if we 
may accejit the narrative and pleadings of Sir 
Cornelius Neale Dalton, is to Ix- traced in the 
first place to a conspirac}- of exalted persons 
within the Goyerniuent of England, unparal- 
leled for its scandalous rapacity and coward- 
ice, save perhaps liy the South African plot 

1. .. ,1 ^\r^,^,-^f..-,t ...n« «.r><;ef lur tlif> t>r<»nni- 

tancy of Dr. Jim. It is a great yarn. 

Kidd ■'seems to have been born in Scot- 
land"; an<l in the glorious days of William 
HI. Scotsmen were not popular in England. 
Moreover, Kidd lived the greater part of his 
life in the American Colonies; and that did not 
help him with British justice when he came to 
answer with his neck for his reputed delin- 

It is not alleged by his detractors that he 
had not borne an excellent character until he 
was sent on his wild goose chase after pir- 
ates,' nor is 'there any reason to believe that he 
had any taste himself for piracy. On the 
contrary, it was \\\s> exemplary past condijci 
ill this respect, in which he was certainly in 
advance of his time, which was the primary 
cause of his ruin, inasmuch as it induced ttoc 
Earl of Bellamont, the Governor of ^'«^j^*|P'* 
land, at the instigation of » lo^»f,«i9*||iM 
Colonel Livingstone, to select |l| 
fitting instrument for the I " 
king's alleged designs for "' 
piracy, when at the matttN?J| 



living a reputable 5eaf»ri| 


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As \va^ iiuimaled last Sunday, this article 
v\ill deal with something' that may never have 
taken place at all, but only with sojnc ascer- 
tained facts, some acccp.ted theories and .some 
ima^dnation. The accepted theories are two. 
C.)ne of them is that the eartli came to its i)re- 
sent form from a condition of chaos accompa- 
nied by great heat and that the cooling pro- 
cess was in evidence at the jiolcs at an earlier 
period than dse where. The other is that a 
race of men in-tlie possuJKsion of suptyiqr (|nah- 
ties came from somewhere in the north ti:i the adjacent to the Mediterranean vSea and 
Indian Ocean, and dispossessed to a large e.\~ 

. .1 1- ,..U, ,..-., <'1i»>, fr>.inr) fl \«rf>l I i t1<r tllPPP. 

tflll IIIC pCl.'j.'X.. vv w^... i..»-_; »^^ ..^ „ . 

The ascertained facts are^ first, that the regions 
surrounding the North Pole produced vegeta- 
tion now found only in sul)-tropical countries, 
as welVaS^iiiimals of great size; second, that 
an event occurred of such a character that .some 
at least of the animal life was destroyed, Aud 
tliut the destruction was so sudden and accoiK- 
panic'-l by ^\ich intense cold that the iiCSh w 
"the animals was frozen and has remained froz- 
en until this day. 

Now we will let imagination with the help 

of a' little reasoning tell the rest of the story. 

We do not know when or where human life 

originated on the earth. There is no reas- 

— o n to believe, ' io far as human rccord a go . that 

tendance, ano lue inaj»->iuj i.t, w.ic p^^,.-- - 

no part at all in religious exercises. In h'rance 
irreligion is so general that it dominates the 


What is the eNi>lanation of this? We 
know that as a general proposition society is 
growing better. Higher standards of life i)re- 
vail than ever before; greater efforts are ntade 
for the alleviation of distress; vice is dis- 
countenanced. The profligacy' that character- 
ized other times would not be tolerated now; 
the oppression of the weak calls forth protests 
ai.)d is soon, remedied. Those who are hi the 
enjovme^nt of wealth no' longer treat their les.s 
fortunate brethren as though suffering and 
iniscrv were their allotted condition. Organi- 
zations with milHon> .0' inenibers llourish on 
the foundations of altruism, wliirli is only a 
practical application of the (".olden Kule. 
Where then shall we seek for lhe_ rea-on of 
the falling off in church attendance.^ 

Is not the true explanation to be found in 
the fact that the creeds taught by the churches 
fail to satisfy human intcHigeucc? Let u:^ 
examine the matter in an unprejtidiced man- 
ner. Let us take the case of if boy who goes 
to a school in which religious instruction is 
imparted. He is taught to accept the Book 
of Genesis as veritable history^; but concur- 
rently with this he is instructed In the elemen- 
tary principles of geology. He is expected to 
bolitive that the wofld wa.s created in six days 


rnrrfiil to repudiate the lews and in some 
Christian countries to persecute them simply 
because they are Jews. Arc creeds necessary 


When the removal of Commodus had been 
accomplished, his assassins, or at least lho^e 
who were responsible for his death, repaired 
forthwith to the home of I'ertinax, a distin- 
guished senator, then in his sixty-.seventh year. 
On being awakened, for it was after midnight 
when the tumuituoiis- h(jr'<;re''rcached' his house. 
I'crtinax supposed the minions of Commodus 
hail been sent bv that monster of cruelty to 
take his life, ami he met the visitors with a 
dignity that was worthy of his long career of 
honorable service to his country, and lold lliein 
to execute their master's orders with despatch. 
To his great suri)rise they otTered him the 
croun. lie declined it. but ])ermitted himsci; 
to be persuaded to accept, although with many 
mis"'!vin"S. He was at once conducted to tue 
cam']) of the Praetorian Guards, who were tpid 
tt. _4. <~«_~ J.,,. u^,i ,'i',o,\ />* ar»/-n-vi<»vv and that 

;. Pertinax had succeeded to the throne. The 
guards received the tidings with mixed feel- 
ings. They were glad to be rid of Commodus; 
they had confidence in Pertinax, but they 
would have preferred to hav6 themselves chos- 
en a new emperor. They, however, agreed to 

their behalf, and when the Senate, once the 
jjride. giorv and safety of Rome, had .-.o far 
fallen fruni its high estate that it was etpial 
only to passing condemnatory resolutions upon 
a (lead tyrant and dared not assert itself to 
sustain the authority of a just ruler. 

Here it mav be mentioned thatvvhilc un- 
doubtedly the 'decay of the Roman Empire was 
due in very large measure to^the vices of those 
in aulhoritv. the most active 'factor in brmgmg 
it about was the determination of the Praetori- 
an Guards to control the state. This relatively 
small band of armed men, they i)rol)ably did 
not exceed ten or fifteen thousand, had been 
establi.shed bv .\ugu.stvis as' a soft of per.sonal 
guard. Kept'f'.r the greater part of the time in 
well-i)ai(l idlenes.-^. they became grossly vicious 
and licentious, and they determined that Rome 
should be administered in such a way ihal 
their lusts .should have full scope for action. 
When they slew Pertinax they hastened the 
downw^ard course of the nation, wdiich he 
might have been able to arrest, if he had h.ccn 
permitted- to live ti^'^sirry out his i)..licies. 

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arreht thg gif i s ofletc'd by I 'cr tinax, and ac 

By this time dawn was just breaking. 
Throughout, the homes of the senators all was 
mistTe iirpi-eparation-for a gr ea t- gladiatorial-- 

competition to which 'Commodus had invited 
them, when messengers appeared demanding 
that they should repair at once to the Temple 
of Concord to ratify the choice of a new em- 
peror. Most of them refused to believe that 
this could be the r'"!"P'-^-^' '- '^"le summons, 
which thev dared not di.-^obey. They behoved 
it was siinply a device by wdiich Commodus 
hoped to implicate them all in a treasonable 
consi)iracv. When they reached the temple and 
learned that the tyrant was indeed dead, and 
so virtuous a successor had been chosen, then- 
joy knew no bounds'. I'ertinax was at once 
confirmed in his office, and edicts were ])assed 
brandi"f-' th.e memory of Commodus with cter- 
narinfamv. ordering' his body to be drawMi by 
ji hook in'to the striiiping-room of the gladiat- 
ors, comnian<ling the destruction of his statues, 
and directing the erasure of his name from all 
public monunients. I'ertinax, wdio had been 
a counsellor of Marcus Anrclius, could not find 
it in his heart to see the remains of his de- 
graded son exposed to public contemiit, and lie 
asked the Senate to permit the burial of Com- 
modus with the customary rites, and this favor 
was granted him. 

IVrtinax began his reign with the inaugu- 
ration of a svstem of much-needed reforms, 
lie recalled from exile and released from prison 
hundreds of worthy citizens, who had incurred 
the displeasure of his predecessor; he remitted 
some of the more burdensome taxes, and .sold 
at auction ninch .^f the gold and silver jdate 
that ad(jrned the imperial palace, as well as 
hundreds of beautiful slave girls... and the i)ro- 
etH'ds of the sale were paid into the public 
ireasurv. lie reduced the expenses of the ad- 
nnnistration in every possible way ; paid off the 
I.iul;- li^t of delils which the state owed its citi- 
zens for their services: promoted commerce 
aiid threw the vacant fields of Italy open to all 
uho would cultivate them. In his to 
accomi)lish gorid, Pertinax pressed forward 
more raiiidlv than the soldiers would tolerate. 

Ram ething of Their History and Religiori 

more support from the cauthan than it tent it. 
Nanak has been compared to Luther, but his 
followers did n(.t fight on Lutheran principles. 
Thousands of J at yeomen j(Mncd the banner 
under the sixth (uiru to throw off the Moham- 
medan yoke, but it would be misleading to say 
they were inspired with the spirit of the Re- 
formation. Rather they accepted the book 
with the sword. 

Guru Govind, the tenth and the last of the 
line was a born leader of men. The bearded 
martial Sikh wdioni we know today and who 
has endeared himself to us on the field was 
Govindi's creation. Good old Xanak^ could not 
have foreseen him even in his most'' adventur- 
ous dreams. Yet, if the old man could rise 
from his grave, now imindatcd by the Ravi at 
Dehra Nanak. and he confronted by his own 
spiritual descendant, the Govindi Sikh, he 
could not but admire the breed, remote as the 
idea of it must have been from his own mind, 
and shocking as it would have been in certain 
respects to his sense of fitness. 

When Tegh Bahadur was murdered Govind 
nursed his own rage and diverted the rescntf* 

mciiL ul 1113 luiiuwcia jutu v.ii«x»ii.,.»o rv..v.t^ ii 

gathered force. He bided his time and ex- 
panded his faith to meet the political condi- 
tions of the age, and in the process refined 
rather than degraded it. Before he struck at 
Islam he had inspired his cause with the 
glamor of a crusade. He had an eye, or a 

hea r t — r ather — for — t h o se . e mbl e ms — which 
strengthen a people 'because they minister m.^st prestige. So he instituted the Khalsa. or 
■'the commonwealth of the chosen, into which 
his disciples were initiated by the ceremony 
of pahal, or baptism by steel and 'the waters 
of life.' He abolished caste, and ordained 
that every Sikh should bear the old Rajput title 
of Singh, or Lion, as every Govini Sikh docs 
to this da\'." 


it 6ri«=inated »» one place rather than another. 
"The^garden eastward in Eden" of the 
Book of Genesis speaks, may have been any- 
where. -A.11 eflFortar tQ identify i i^mtfvaity-knowiv- 

locality are simply guesses. We are at liberty, 
therefore, tt> suppose that mankind first lived 
upon the eainli in the locality that was ficsl; fit- 
ted for his habitation, and this one of our as- 
certained facts shows us was the region around 



1 I 

;iv imagine 

that man lived lor thousands of years under 
conditions that were ideal, and where he had 
little to do but to eultivaie those qualities of 
mind which make tor perfection of characl-r. 
We can without much stress of the imagination 
suppose the ('.ulilen .\ge of which the poets 
sing aiuLthe J£den from which man was dri\ en 
out to have been the home of tlie Aryans 

around Vhc No: 

i>. .1. 

ib.e d.avs Avhen the 

vine, the fig and the olive flourished in regions 
where now winter reigns eternally. , 

(.'enturies passed, and we may well believe 
thev Vicre centuries during which there was 
little variation in temiicralure. Freest and snow 
were (.loulitless unknuwn, and >t''rii!-- were in- 
frequent because there was no great masses of 
snow and ice to cause serious atmosi^heric 
changes. P'^r ilie greater i)art mi' \\\^: ■■, ear it 
w-as either bright sunlight or prolonged twi- 
light, ancl when the relief uf darkness, came 
it would l.)e broken In ilic ht n ndighi. the (Jueen 
of X'ight swinging around al.'iove the horizon 
continual!}', and when her siKery face was not 
visilde the golden beams oi \\\v Aiir'Ma wuild 
make the semi-darkness enchanting. Then the 
change came. 1 low it came no one knows. That 
it came is certain. Whether during <ine ol the 
prolonged nights there came a slight frost and 
from year to year the cold became greater, or 
the Ice King came suddenly we will probaldy 
never know with certainty, aUhough the evi- 
dence of geolpgyis that the change was at first 
gradual and afterv.aid- \ cry sudden. I lowever 
it may have been, our Aryac ancestors were 
driven to seek homes in a southern and m<.)rc 
genial land. .\\\y\ so they set our npun their 
journey. They perished by thousands on the 
way; lhe.\- lost the chief features of their civil-. 
izatii>n; their former greatness became only a 
mvth : their kings were remembered as gods 
and demi-gods. The struggle for existt'nce 
hardened them. They became fierce and resist- 
less. They swept before them the tribes which 
])eopled tiie lands which they visited. Wdun 
they reached the shores of the Mediterranean 
they found a ruined civilization. The catas- 
trophe that had destroyed their home had over- 
thrown the nations which dwelled around that 
great expanse of -water. They found a pco]tle 
inhabiting a land that was in ruins, and these 
thev drove ont or rpdncerl to sla\ery. 1 he 
other tribes that li\ed in lower latitudes before 
- the great cataslroiihe gave way l)efore them, 
finding refuge in the mountains of Asia and in 
western Europe. Those who took the fc)rmer 
course emerged from their refuge as the great 
Turanian rape ,, to .occupy China, Japan, and 
afterwards j^arts of central Europe. The others 
made their homes in the mountains of Switzer- 
land and the I'yrcnees, some of them finding 
their way as far as the Isles. 

.'\s we have said, this is chiefly imaginative, 
vet something like it may have happened. It 
iexplains some recognized facts in liunian his- 
tory (juitc as well as any theory that has re- 
ceived the sanction ()\ science. 

out tii nothing, and also thafc',fnilTi<'tV» «« years 
were required for its formation. Take the case 
of the majority of boys educated in the public 
achoOls -fth^^^ar notlUng- of religious instruc- 
tion at all. except that they may get at home, 
and this is usually very little, or in Sunday 
school, and this, is not as a rule very much. 
They are unable to see that any practical good 
comes from attendance at church services .and 
so they remain away from them. It is difficult 
to persuade a young man. who is at all versed 
in the discoveries of modern science, that he 
ought tM become interested in a creed, which 
he is told is based upon the idea that a man 
and w<Mnan were placed in a garden, and, be- 
cause the\ did .-^oniething that they were toUl 
not to do. all mankind from that day to this 
were consigned to eternal punishment. b> ])e 
. ^voided on Iv on certain ennditions. He sim- 
plv will not'believe it. Let us take the case of 
the ordinary workingman. and most of us are 
included in that category, alih'nigh some of u> 
take off our coats when we go to woxV and 
others kcej) them on. lie realizes his ovvii 
limitations in iiriwjding comforts fur him.self 
and his family. He wouhl like to do what is 
right, and as far as he is able to understand his 
duty he does it. If yon tell him that his ehief 
object in life ought to be to escape the couse- 
fpiences of something done by Adam and I'-ve. 
he nia\- meet } on with a quotion as to who 
.Adam and 1'A'c were, when and wdiere they 
lived, and what they did; he may also you 
bv what process of reasoning you Imld him ac- 
countable for wdiat they did. if you telLhim 
that a Power that infinitely wise, infinitely 
intelligent and infinitely loving has seen lit 
to hold him responsible' for this unknown of- 
fence committed by these unkiunvn persons at 
some unknown i)eriod in the earth's existence, 
and that this Power so holds him responsible 
that it may be glorified by his punishment or 
his repentance. 'as the case may be. he i-^ not 
goin'"- to pay even sufficient attention to you 
To asdc Nvhat'authority you have for asking liim 
to believe something so entirely foreign to his 
nwn conceptions of right and wrong. If. on 
the other hand, you tell him that if he will con- 
sider the rights of other.s, will be gentle and 
kindlv, will' respect those law^s that arc neces- 
sary 't'or the well-being of .society, will culti- 
vate the spiritual side of his nature, will seek 
to know God. not as depicted in the vivid im- 
agerv of a race whose conceptions of Deity 

To many people living in British Columbia 
the history of this branch of the Hindu race; 
■tslne?F-ori«SBriaiiTi«aT, but the large majority 
of us are as little informed regarding the tra- 
ditions and faiths oi these fellow-subject.s of 
ours, as we are regarding traditions and faiths 
,,i the other Orientals and with far less rea- 
stMi. In the first I)lace the very tact that the 
Sikhs arc subjects of the same king iHight to 
pnwe an incentive to finding out at least a 
iragmentarv historv of them and to gaining 
some slight insight' into their moral and poli- 
tical convictions so that we might meet them 
on some common intellectual ground. H we 
would trv to learn a tew facts relating to the 
Sikh'> national life, we not only would l)e 
treating these people with fairness but wc 



would benefit oitrselvcs in no smuil ucgree. 
The history of the Sikhs is a tale of brave 
deeds, the reading of which proves a stimulus 

to hig' 

, ^.. endeavor; the religion of the Sikhs is 

founded on the purest ethical principles, the 

1 e w 

le was setting too 


The Census of the Lnited Slates discloses 
the fact that over thirty millions of people are 
not classified as belonging to any church m-- 
ganization. A certain proportion of these rep- 
resent children, but it is probably within the 
mark to suppose that of them ten millions are 
adults, and if this is correct one-half the adult 
population of the country is not identified with 
any church. This is a very remarkable condi- 
tion, and it warrants the opinion that the next 
Census may show nearly if not quite half the 
total population not even nominally adherents 
of any Christian denomination. As a matter 
of fact, even now very much less than fifty 
per cent of the people are churchgoers, put- 
ting the most liberal construction upon that 
term Nor is this condition confined to the 
United States. In urban England there has 
been a very notable falling off in church at- 


were exccechngly meagre, l)ut as an ever-pres- 
ent Force in th'e Universe, with Whom -man 
can get in harmony and Who can make Him- 
self felt in the hearts of those who seek Him 
s] irituallv, the chance? arc that you may find 
a willing listener. The workaday world 
never felt the need of a Saviour as much as it 
docs in this Twentieth Century after the birth 
of the Founder of Christianity, but creeds do 
not furnish a guide to Him. 

The effect of this insistence of creeds is " 
that church attendance has fallen off. N't 
long ago in one of the city churches the writer 
of this article listened to a sermt.'P, which left 
upon the minds of all thoughtful'n ^ who 
heard it a strong feeling of having been up- 

i:fi._,l .^U,^..<. /-/-.mmnti carpi; atlfl (if llClIll>' 
IllH.ll 0>./<»»»- wv.. ~-.. --, --- • .. 

shown a sphere of life wdierein a man might 
walk with happiness and a consciousness of 
doing his duty, and yet without relaxing his 
efforts as an honorable and indu.strious citi- 
zen to make good the adyanta^csavvhicJv God 
and Nature have placed within his reach. The 
•dnirch edifice would seat perhaps eight hun- 
dred peo])le; probably there were two hundred 
i)resent. Every one who knows the minister 
knows him to be actuated by a fine spirit of 
manly piety, to be everything that makes a 
good citizen, and yet although he was telling 
his congregation things that every one would 
l)e glad to hear, he only had an audience ocptal 
to about one-quarter the capacity of the build- 
ing. What is the explanation? It is easier 
to ask the question than to answer it, but may 
not the ansAver be that the people have out- 
grown the creeds that seemed sufficient four 
or five centuries ago? The world has ad- 
vanced in everything except the accepted ex- 
planation of the attitude of God towards man. 
This, as put forward by religious instructors, 
is not only mediaeval, but it is a mediaeval at- 
tempt to make the teachings of Jesus harmon- 
ize with the traditions and symbols of ancient 
Judai#m, although we are in religious matters 

_ high an example; he was 

placing too great a i)rcmium upon virtue and 
good citizenshij). The Praetorian Cntarcls on 
The third day of his reign began to exhibit dis- 
content, for thev feared that so virtuous a ruler 
would by the 'wi.sdom of Jiis admmistration 
deprive them of tlieir usurped ])Ower over the 
state. The more dissolute classes of the popu- 
lace longed for a return of the day.-; when 
licentiousness Avas rampant. .And so it came 
about that eighty-six days after Pertinax had 
been invested with the purple, the Guards rose 
ill reliellion against him. and .some two hun- 
dred of them marched to the palace, demand- 
ing the life of the Emperor. He met them 
without hesitation, and addres.sed them with 
dignity. He reminded them that he had not 
sought the crown ; he iiointed out to them that 
they had sworn to be faithful to him ; he de- 
clared that having assumed the imperial olbce 
only death could make him lay dawn the re- 
sponsibility which had been cast upon him. 
and which he was determined to exercise for 

,1. „..i.i;_ K.,^„ l-lJc w«>r(U nroduced a oro- 

found impression upon the Guards, who 
seemed ready to return to their camp peace- 
ably and l^ertinax would have been allowed 
to 'continue his beneficent rule. But Destiny 
had another fate in store for Jtoue. A^Mig 
the Guards was a half-tamed sSVage trom the 
confines of Gaul. He hail come out for blood 
and nothing would satisfy him. riierefore 
when Pertinax had finished his address and 
the rest of the Guards showed signs of rctiri,tig. 
this Jiavage sprang forward and smote the Em- 
peror with his sword. The sight of blood in- 
ilamed the .soldiery, and the noble old man was 

summing up of \vhicli may be put in 
words, words which find a parallel in those 
commandments on which "hang all the Uw 
and the prophets." 

"Tliou Shalt love the Li-rd thy Gtul with 
all thy heart, and thy neighbor as thyself." 

For the gist of the teachings of tiaru 
.\anak. the Hindu teacher, is contained in the 
following words: "•Love God and love the 
God in Man." 

Xmw, m order to have a fair idea of the 
religion of any people we must of necessity 
know something of the history of the people. 
Indeed the history and the religion of a race 
arc so indissolubly bound together that to 
know (Mie is to know the other. The follovv- 
ing extracts from an article in Blackwood s 
Magazine are both enlightening and interest- 
ing in the respect of furnishing an insight into 
the faith and traditions of the Sikhs. 

"The Sikhs have no \ cry positive theological 
convictions. They do not believe more or 
less than the religious-minded man with ^ no 
l)articular tenets allthe world over. Guru 
Nanak, the founder of the religion was the 
declared e'siemy of superstition. He • only 
sought to remove the cobwebs that had over- 
grown sectarian conceptions of God. His is 
expressed in the \yords of the Sikh morning 

Some one with cheeks that arc dimpled ancf 

Eyes that you know- must be Idue, 
Stiff little curls, and expression i)rofound, 

That w-as Estella at two. 

Some one who's wearing her best frock and 

Looking extremely sedate. 
Placid of mein, and inclined to be fat, 

That was Estella at eight. 

Some one whose smile leaves you breathless, 

Dazzled by charms dimly seen; 
Hopelessly captive, yet proud to be captured, 

That was Estella, eighteen. 

Some one wdio comes to the back of .my chair, 

Spirits the album away, 
Leans on mv shoulder and ruffles my hair. 
That is E.stella. today. 

— G. R. Mills in Pall Mall Magazine, 


!Mamma — Willie, what do you mean by 
breaking all those eggs? 

Willie— I heard papa say that there's 
niioney in eggs, and I'm trying to find it. 

o • — ■ 

"I suppose your constituents ask you a 
great many c[uestions?" 

"No," answered the candidate; "I make the 
first cpiestion serve as the text for a four-hour 
speech, and then they are afraid to ask any 


prayer. _ ,, • .i 

"God is one. His name is true. He is }be 
Creator, without fear, without enmity. Time- 
less Being, Formless, has never come in^ a 
womb; is .self-existing, -great and merciful." 

That is a creed to which the enlightened 
Buddhist, Mohammadan. Pantheist, and the 
religioils-minded white man wdio does not go 
to church, might all subscribe without any 
feeling that there is need to enter the lists 
about it. Guru Nanak insisted on his human 
origin and weakness. He tried to unite Hindus 
and INlohammedans in a simple attitude of 
reverchce t<3 the one God. .stripping off ritual, 
perverted asceticism, caste, all kinds of 
bi"otrv and dogma, and boasts of revealed 
trutn ana me imciec3.-3i<.^>i:i ^"^ ^"^ ^.,-f..-^~. 
His spiritual prophecy was tolerance, which of 
all the religious cries that have ever been 
raised might well seem the least likely to in- 
spire a Church. land >Statc militant. 
3P*ffWrnitist» look further for the secret of 
Sikhism. The KhaKsa love the faith because 
h is' of the brotherhood, not the brotherhood 
because it is of the faith. Religion is only 
one link in the chain that has welded them 
together. Sikhism was a (juiet growth. Guru 
Nanak never drew .sword, neither did the sec- 
ond nor the third nor the fourth nor the fifth 

It was a small but acute boy who asked 
for a penn-orth of pills at a local pharmacy. 

"Certainly, my boy," said the kindly "Shall I put them in a box for you?" 

"O' course," responded the customer; "do 
you think I'm going to roll 'em home?" 

"Sir, I wish to marry your daughter, 

"You do. eh? Are you in a position to 
support a family?" 

"Oh, yes, sir." 

"Better be sure of it. There are ten of us.'' 

. .Q , 

"What do you think of the two candidates? 
asked one elector of another during a recent 

'AVhat do I think of them?** was the re- 
ply. "Well, when I look at them I'm thank- 
ful only one of them, can get '"• 
■ — o •' 

"What is Smith's grievance against the rail- 
way company?" , t. j 

"He has two grievances. One of them is 
that .some ol the trains don't stop at his 
station, and the other that after he gets in 
the trains they lose time by stopping at Other 
stations." .. ' . 

ilamed the .solnierv, ami me noun: oivi inm. ..»-- qihi nor im; muv nv.-. l..^. --- - 

speedily despatched with many wounds, rhcn Q^,r„. when Har (Vjvind, the sixth Gurn, 

his head was severed from his body, and being 
placed upon a spear was exposed to the sight 
of the people, who lamented his death with 
bitterness and something akin to desi)air. the 
imperial city and the greatc.-5t t-mptre ^v^uch up 
to that time the world had ever known, had, 
indeed, reached a critical period, when for an 
emperor to be virtuous wa.s to incur the re- 
sentment of those who were able to control 
the state, when the people had lost faith m 
themselves to such an extent that they dared 
not rise against thtir oppressors even when 
the machinery of gov«^nment was available m 


armed his followers, it was to avenge his 
father, who was killed by the Mohammedans. 
That was the beginning of the struggle be- 
tween the Sikhs and Islam. 

A peculiar creed, even if it is a negative 
one must always breed a spirit of clannisb- 
ness. which in time becomes stronger than the 
motive that gave birth to it. Even tplerapce 
becomes a contempt for intolerance itaeli So 
in Har Govind's time we find the quictists that 
Nanak founded mounted add armed with a 
very urgent tempoial ca«»e. ReHgio»Teceiy«d 

H„l)l,y — You don't know how brave I w«a 
while you were awav in the countr>', Hcl^n. 
Why, once 1 heard a burglar in the dead of-*h« 
night, and went down to the basement ihtCt 
steps at a time." ' * 

Wifeyi-Er, where was he, on tn« roc^ 

Irate Father (who has been tiering ^ 
isfy John's curiosity on every i!»«(wl» ^ 
under the sun): "Now, |ohRi»if, *" 
me another q\ie»fic»A, I'M Whip 
spot." . - . -. /- 

Johnnie (i/^hofie ttn4yi«g Octtt» 
comes even tJlf 4nmA ^ "" 




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AmbTuilaiBee Assodatfeim 

Considerable interest has attached to the 
formation by Dr. David Donald and other pub- 
lic-spirited citizens of a Victorian centre of the 
Canadian branch of the world-famous St. 
John Ambulance Association, 

But interesting as the first aid work of 
this association is, both its interest and the 
romance that always attaches to ambulance 
work are eclipsed by the history of the ancient 
and noble order from which it originated. 

Prior to the formation of its kingdom in 
1099, Jerusalem was long recognized as the 

of Esquires to the Knights of Justice, and if 
eligible became in uuc muc p«urnv/kCs* ^^ —^ 
higher order. The Servants at Office were 
men of humble rank in life, who acted as do- 
mestics within the convent and hospital. 
Though lacking the position and dignity of 
their nobler brethren, this class possessed nu- 
merous privileges and emoluments which ren- 
dered admission into the order, even in this 
grade, very advantageous to men of the hum- 
bler ranks of society. Ladies were first en- 
rolled in 1259, and at once, it seems from the 
earlv records, took their full share in the char- 
,itable work, rivalling in zeal the mos| earnest 
of the brethren. 

For many years the Knights Hospitallers. 
as they were' called, co-operated with the 
Knights Templ^r-s in the defence of Jerusalem 
and^of the Holy Land against the pagan Sar- 
acens. But when they were not compelled to 
turn their swords against the common enemy, 
the two orders were as often than not em- 
plo\\-l in fighting each other ! 

"in the beginning of the fourteenth 
tury, the Order of St. John, which had picvi- 

OUSIV UCCii CI «_o.3>i«wi^^'<v— .. w. --• 

bracing all Christendom, was divided into tlie_. 
seven nations or tongues (languages) of Pro- 
vence. Auvergne, France, Italy. Aragon. Eng- 
land and Germany; and to these seven an 
eighth was subsequently added, in order to in- 
crease the influence of Spain in the gener^J 
Ijodv. The language-tfX-Aragau- wns divi d c di 
tlieV-f-w portion taking the title of the langup'; 
of "Ca-stile", and embracing Portugal. Under th^ 
new conditions, each langue became a semi- 
independent body, owing allegiance to the sov-- 
ercign of the territory from which it was de- 
rived, and governed by a Grand Prior of its 
own election ; while the order as a whole was 
governed by a Grand Master, who could only 
be elected at a Chapter at which all the langues 
were represented, When the order was finally 
driven from Jerusalem by the Saracens, its 
headquarters was successfully established at 
Acre, at Cvprus, at Rhodes, and finally at 
:Malta. where its sovereignty was recognized 
by the great powers; and for some centuries 
its successfully held the Mediterranean against 
the Turks. 

The property of the order was confiscated 
-. r.{ Hcnrv VHL. revived again by 

Jef in r888. When it i? r«^membered there are 
over 30,000 accidents every ytar in the Domin- 
ion, and that there are daily occurring mnumer- 
able accidents of which no statistics are taken, 
or which do not even attract public attention, 
it is unnecessary to point out how well deserv- 
ing of honorable recognition must be any ef- 
forts made to relieve— as this organization 
does in its unique work--so much needless hu- 
man suffering and anguish. 

• ___ _o . 


The British public is acquainted with the 
gentleman who sits under a tent at the seaside 
with a cummerbund about his waist and a 
Panama hat on his head, and turns out por- 
traits in chalk of more or less self-conscious 
sitters at the rate of a shilling a time. Some- 
times ten minutes is sufficient for a portrait, 
sometimes five, but the execution of a portrait 
in five minutes is regarded a.s remarkably 
srhart business. ' ® ' 

More rapid is the gentleman on the music 
hall stage who turns out half-a-dozen carica- 
tures of celebrities, skits on the harem skirt, 
and a tolerable likeness of iiis Majesty the 
King, along with z vast cinanlity of patter, all 
inside a quarter of an hour. 

[kit even his performance pales before that 

of a Japanese artist, flourishing nnvler tlu; 

name of Fukui Kotei who recently 

"^ * " ' ;i 

Th© Mew Mam 

cen- alarming 

,-,_,i«.-. r>-it-f%r in Tolfjn arifi. as ■' --iJiive- 

nir of the occasion, painted a separate picture 
JOr every one of his 1224 guests. 
■"' And they were not trifling little thumb- 
nail sketches either. Each one was big enough 
for an ordinary kakemono, or Japanese wall- 
picture, such as one sees occasionally in shops 
fil this country— say, la inches broad by 25 
inches high. They were carefully finished ptc- 

:X ,..„ ^n-., ;,ifi(r» th*»i-n Kv a r<»nt'odnC- 

Onc ha« only to read the articles that ap- 
pear in the Moslem Press of Java, Persia, Rus- 
sia, India, Turkey, and Egypt, discussing such 
questions as the position of womanhood, the 
use of the veil, polygamy, slavery, or the Mec- 
ca Railway, to be convinced that in spite of 
outward unity the Moslem world of thought is 
rent by dissension and discord, According to 
William E. Curtis, a newspaper correspondent, 
the Moslem religion has fallen into disuse in 
the Turkish empire among the educated class- 
es. The doctrines of the Koran are considered 
incompatible with modern progress. Atheism 
Ls. growing, th? pilgrimages to Mecca are fall- 
incr off. and notwithstanding the loyalty of the 
common people to their faith, the material con- 
dition of the mosques and sacred l^laces is 
a'bout as low a«; their spiritual condition. The 
Tendency seems to be to drift away not only 
from Islam, but from all religion." The call 
for a pan-Islamic congress at Cairo this year 
has met with little response, as far as w_e can 
learn. Hesavs: "As far as I can learn, it will 
be difficult to modernize Islam as it would be 

to galvanize tile mummy 01 



is not the IcaRt^oubt that tens of thousands 
of Moslems in T^jurkey and Persia, and even 
in Arabia, are intellectually convinced of the 
truth of Christianity as against Islam. The 
philosophical disintegration of Islam, which 
began in Persia by the rise of Moslem sects, is 
now being hastened througli newspaper dis- 
cussions. The attack on orthodox Moham- 
medanism was never so keen or strong on the 
part of any missionary as has been the recent - 
attack from those inside Islam. In Russia the 
new Isla-m is rapidly creating a new literature 
bv translations and adaptations. A Tartar 
translation of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" has ju*t 
been printed, and the Moslem newspapers at 
Baku earnestly contend that it isposstblc to 
rationalize Islam, stating that its present im- 
mobility and superstition are only temporary 
conditions which do not characterize it an^ 
more than Catholic superstitions, the Inquisi 
tion. or the stake were the real Christianity in 
the Middle Ages. Islam, according to these 
writers, is passing through a revolution and a 
process of reform, and the new Islam will yet 
rule the world.— S, M. Zweimcr in "The East 



rContinued from Page Three.1 

tered ship — as an honorarium. Sir Cornelius 
Neale Dalton says that the "Adventure Gal- 
ley" was "a leaky old vessel"; but, whether 
that was so or not, 


e 1' 

ttoto ol <^ <>l them which appealed i^pifi 

■$tudio lately. ^. -i ;.-'■■ .^■'- ''•■'■■>'"'_,'■ 

A It is not <lifficult to understand tha,tw 
Fukui Kotei found it ne.-essary to get up very 
early in the ni.irning in order to accomplish 
this'herculean task. As a matter of fact, he be- 
gan work at 5 a.m. and kei)t it up till 7:30 at 
night, by which time, one iniai;ines, he must 
have been ready for some refreshment and a 
little light amusement. 

It is not recorded that he paused a moment 
for a meal and assuming that he took no rest 
whatever during the fourteen and a half hours 
that he devoted to this surprising feat, we find 
that his output on the average was, ai^proxi- 
mately, fifty pictures an hour, or nearly one a 
minute! Think of it. 

Prince .Arthur of 

, 4.-.^. Liiai wci» ?.ij wn iiv/u, I need hardly point out 

by MulUns. who was hanged at the sanie time Captain's rich backers were, in the 

a g Kidc U-prxjleste d th a t he d>d notknow^ but ^ ^^^^^^^ ^ ^tj^;_^.t.y_ji^^_velvet."- To- some of 

ytiittJCj cmv* 


The Head of the St. John's Ambulance 
Association in Canada 

place of pilgrimage for Christians from all 
parts of Europe. In those days the perils of 
the journey were worse than any occasioned 
since bv murderous motors or suicidal aero- 
planes, while the lack of shelter and accommo- 
dation at the end of the journey eclipsed that 
which distinguishes all the towns of the Pa- 
cific Coast today— with the exception, of 
course, of our own city, where the climate is 
so beautiful that even its residents prefer to 
lie out of doors ! 

In those old pilgrimage days, various char- 
itably disposed persons in Jerusalem offered 
the pilgrims such board and lodging as their— 
or should I say the visitors'— means afforded, 
and also to protect them against some of the 
dangers of the journey. But the systematiza- 
tion of these attempts were left to a body of 
merchants from Amalfi, who established an 
organization for the purpose under one named 
Gerard as its first master. Between 1099— 
when the Kingdom of Jerusalem was formed— 
and the middle of the twelfth century, the or- 
der, under Raymond du Puy, built a hospice 
and two Christian churches in Jerusalem. 

Royal Charter in the reign of Queen Marv. to 
be again confiscated in the reign of Queen Elix- 
abeth. although the Charter was not annulled 
and the order continued to meet and exercise* 
charity in secret: even continuing as a frater- 
nity devoted to hospital and charitable work 
after the surrender of the Island of Malta in 
1880. In 1834 the Rev. Sir Robert Peat; hav- 
ing been elected Grand Prior, appeared before 
the Court of King's Bench, and took certain 
oaths as prescribed by the Charter of Queen 
Marv; and in 1888 Queen Victoria granted a 
new'Charter, giving the order a status and con- 
stitution based upon the former Charter of 
Queen Mary, thus fully reviving the mediaeval 
corporation Which was recognized as the Eng- 
lish order from the time of Edward II. to 
Henry VHL. preserving the name which the 
Knights bore in the time of tVie latter monarch. 
Under the Charter of 1888 the reigning sov- 
ereign is also the Sovereign Head and Patron 
of the order, without whose approval no ap- 
pointment or promotion in it can be made, and 
by whom the Grand Prior is nominated. This 
office, from the date of the Charter^ to the ac- 
cession of King George, was held by the 
Prince of Wales : but King George, presumably 
on' account of the Prince's youth, nominated 
the Duke of Connaught to the vacancy occas- 
ioned bv his own accession. A large number 
of members of the Royal Family are Knights 
or Ladies of Justice of the order, and on many 
occasions have taken part in its ceremonies, or 
have given to the successful candidates the 
prizes awarded under its competitions. The 
members and associates have decorations cor- 
responding with their rank in the order, and 
these are worn at court, in uniform, or on other 
suitable occasions. 

A Knight of Grace, an Esquire, or an Hon- 
orary Associate of the order is required by 
the regulations to be "of sufficient social posi- 
tion," and for a Knight of Justice the original 
genealogical qualification is, as a rule, main- 
tained. But this qualification is not required 
in any case in which promotion to the grade is 

The same artist, when 
Connaught was in Japan upon tlie ('.arler 
Mission, painted his Royal Highness an im- 
portant picture in one evening. 

The great Italian artist, Guido Reni. could, 
it is said, turn out an admirable painting in the 
space of half a day— if you locked him up in 
a room and refused to let him out until the 
thing was finished, as his credit(^rs sometimes 
took the liberty of doing. Rubens, too, must 
have worked a't a pretty good pace while he 
was at it. to judge bv the number of enormous 
works he left behind. But it is doubtful 
whether the world outside Japan could produce 
a living painter with the least pretension to 
artistic excellence who for fertility and facility 
couid hold a candle to Mr. Fukui Kotei, who 
nevertheless is not without rivals in his own 

The amazing rapidity of production of the 
competent Japanese artist is not his cmly 
claim to our esteem and wonder. His :n- 
genuitv in improvising the materials of his 
craft is equallv admirable and surprising:. 

There is an old story of Sir Benjamin 
West, an artist now almost forgotten, but once 
the president of the Koyal .Academy, to the ef- 
fect that as a child he painted pictures with a 
brush made by himself with some hairs pluck- 
ed from a cat's tail. What the cat had to say 
on the subject is not recorded. 

But Mr. Terasaki Kogyo, of Japan, has 
gone one better. Dining on one occasion with 
an hotel proprietor in L^ieno Park, and desir- 
ing to gratifv his host. he. in the absence of the 
usual implements, painted on a golden screen 
a picture of a plum tree, using as a brush a 
handkerchief dipped in pigment, and putting in 
the blossoms with a salt dish !~Tit-Bits, 
. o 

that it was very lawiui to pmnur- 
goods belonging to the enemies of Christian- 
ity" ; and declared that he had been instructed 
accordingly from* his youth upward. 

Colonel Robert Livingstone, a Scotsman 
(another of 'em!) who had lived in New York 
and had interests in New England, discreetly 
agreed Avith the Earl of Bellamont that some- 
thing must be done to limit the range of piracy 
and snniggling. It was Livingstone who af- 
firmed tluit Kidd was a bold and honest man, 
and. he believed, better than any other to be 
employed on that occasion. 

Some time afterwards, when Kidd was on 
his trial, three British officers and a private 
gentleman testified that Livingstone was right 
in his judgment of the captain's character ; for 
he had fought finely in the West Indies against 
the French — "as well as any man I ever saw," 
said one witness. It was mentioned also that 
years before, during the war against France, 
Kidds crew had seized his ship because he 
had conscientious objections to a bit of harm- 
less privateering; and, furthermore, that Kidd 
before going out on his final expedition had 
told a friend that he was forced to the under- 
taking by the threats of the Earl of Bellamont 
"and great men in it." 

The Admiralty, for more or less excellent 
reasons, refused to employ Captain Kidd on 
the .scheme as outlined to Bellamont by Liv- 
ingstone and by Bellamont to the King; 
whereupon Livingstone proposed a private 
speculation in "pirate-chasing." If four or 
more others would supply four-fifths of the 
cost of fitting out a ship to put down piracy 
and snniggling. said Livingstone, he and Kidd 
would put u}> the other fifth. 

The idea caught on with King William: he 
"highly approved it" : 

He^ did also declare, as an encour^igement 
to such an undertaking, that the persons with 
whom the Earl should engage to be at the ex- 
pense of the voyage should have a grant of 
what Kidd should take from the pirates, so 
far as it might belong to him, except some 
part, which he would reserve for himself, 
chiefly to show that he was a partner in the 


At the worst, the King could not lose a 
farthing by it. If it succeeded, he -^vould not 
only gain his object, but pocket substantial 
share of the plunder. The adventurers might 
pocket more, but they would run some risks 
of parting with their money and getting no 

vorv uvA\/f. 


cion attaches." I should think it does. When 
the Cap'n was sented by the Lord Chief Baron 
Ward, he replied: "My lord, it is a very hard 
sentence. For mv part I 'am the innocentest 
per.son of them al'l." Without going so far as 
that. l)ut assuming the approximate fairness of 
the present belated narrative, there is no doubt 
that if Captain Kidd deserved hanging, his 
blue-blooded supporters qualified for a treat- 
ment hardly less extreme. 

Kidd at Newgate. 
Owing to the harsh conditions imposed by 
his employers, as much at least as to any ac- 
tion of Kidd himself, his crew mutinied, after 
a year's unpaid labour, and in the course of 
the row a gunner named Moore was killed. 
But the Cap'n "would not call it murder to the 
very last, esteeming it rather an accidental 
misfortune than a murder, by reason that there 
was but one blow given, and that in passion 
without any premeditated malice." And again, 
"he was so far from bearing any malice against 
Moore that he had freely given ^200 for his 
ransom previously; and further said that all 
his sailors knew he always had a great love 
and respect for him ; adding that if anyone con- 
cerned in his trial had acted contrary to the 
dictates of his or their own conscience he 
heartily forgave them, and desired that God 
would do the like." 

At Newgate, where he was persistently 
badgered by a parson named Lorrain (who 
combined w'ith the functions of chaplain those 
of a yellow journalist, and was the author of 
innumerable "Last Dying Speeches and Con- 
fessions"), W^illiam Kidd refused to admit his 
guilt either of piracy or murder. In a gang of 
pirates, he was conveyed to the execution dock 
at Wapping "by the officers of the Admiralty 
and others, carrying the Silver Oar before 
them according to custom." There, too, Kidd 
refused to confess, even though on the rope 
breaking and the scaffold collapsing, he was 
fervently requested to make good the passing 
moments whilst further arrangements were 
prepared for his effectual despatch." 

All that they could get out of William was 
an invocation to seamen in general and cap- 
tains in particular to "act with more caution 
and prudence, both in their private and public 
affairs by sea and land," than he had done, be- 
cause, forsooth, "this was a very fickle and 
faithless generation," filled with^guileful specu- 


he failed appears to have been no concern of 
any of them. 

Kidd's Partnero. 
* Am\ who do you think were the partners 
of Captain Kidd and Colonel Livingstone in 

Among long staircases the world over none, __ 

it is safe to say, is so long or difficult of as- this delightful enterprise? 
cent as "Tacob's ladder." This remarkable Livingstone and Kid 

In 1 118, however, Baldwin II.— the Latin 
King of Jerusalem— conferred the distinction 

of a military knighthood upon all members of made in obedience to a Royal mandate, or in 

the order who were henceforth known as which the candidate is already a Knight Grand 

Kniehts Hospitallers. [This example was fol- Cross of the Bath, or of one of the other prin- 
lowld in the case of the "rival" Templars in cipal orders of knighthood. The Knights of 
»r^l Under its new organization the order Justice have the privilege of bearing the arms 
was divided into three classes, first of whom "of the order in augmentation of their own, 
in rank and position were the Knights of Jus- much as baronets bear the red hand of Ulster, 
tice Next to these came the Knights of Grace, fj^j^^ valuable services rendered to the St. 
and the third class were denominated Serving j^^^ Ambulance Association by the members 
Brothers— which were divided into the two ^^ ^j^^ medical profession and by the local sec- 
grades of Esquires (or Servants at Arms) and retaries and other executive offices of the cen- 
the Servants of Office. tres and branches have earned for it its rcputa- 

Oualification for these distinguished ranks tion and have enabled it to carry on its work 

of the order were : for the benefit of suffering humanity. 

I Knights of Justice. Admission to this Those members of the medical profession, 

^the hiehest) grade was given only to thoft who continue to work as honorary lecturers, 

who could produce satisfactory proofs of the or by assisting in the organization and admin- 

nobilitv of their descent ; and every candidate istration of branches and centres for a num- 

was reauired to have received the accolade of ber of years, are recommended to the Chapter 

Shthood before he cOuId be enrcrlled, - General of thr order, and if approved and sanc- 

knigmnooa comorised the strictly tioned by the King as the Sovereign Head, are 

eccLSal%C[tPon of trc^on^ent' and ^^^^^ admitted to one of the grades of the order, car 

cent as ''Jacob . . 

flight contains more than 700 steps, all rising 
with the same lift in the same direction. The 
steps rise at an angle of exactly forty-five de- 
grees. "Jacob's ladder" ascends a particularly 
steep hill at St. Helena. The steps are natur- 
ally the most direct route to the summit of the 
hill, and despite their great length are tra- 
versed daily Dy nunarcus oi wa.yiAix:io. xntit 
are said to be many persons who from long 
practice are able to ascend the steep stairway 
at a rapid pace without once stopping for 


Notaries public are said to have been first 
appointed by the leaders of primitive Chris- 
tians for the purpose of collecting data for the 
lives of the first century martyrs. It was a 
long time before the office had to do with legal 
employments, such as attesting deeds, wills, 
etc.„and-.estabUs,hing their authenticity in any 
other country. There was much irregularity 

the law concerning notaries until the year 

return for it. What would happen to Kidd if lators, and shady lawyers and counsel who ne- 

' gleet their briefs, and ungrateful kings, and 
harsh judges, and treacherous friends, and un- 
trustworthy backers, like Somers, who sought 
to save his own skin by maligning the Cap'n 
whilst his corpse yet swung in the chains. 

Of William Kidd's effects forfeited to the 
Crown, "six thousand four hundred and sev- 
enty-one pounds were afterwards given by 
Queen Anne towards the establishment 01 
Greenwich Hospital." Queen Anne is dead, 
but it is still certain that sometimes out of evil 
Cometh forth good. Also is it certain that 
sailormen generally, and captains in particu- 
lar, cannot be too careful.— William Purvis, in 

gstone and Kidd subscribed £600 
each ; the rest of the £6,000 needed was "ad- 
vanced" by "four of the most powerful men in 
England at that time, leading men in the 
King's Whig Ministry; Somers, the Lord 
Chancellor; the Earl of Orford, First Lord of 

the Admiralty; and the two Secretaries of ^ ^^ 

State, the Earl of Romney and the Duke of JJ"' Sunday" Chronlcie 

made to the adventurers by the King, these 
highly-placed personages, strangely enough, 
did not figure ; their nomincss in the list were 
four ordinary persons who had not put up a 
penny. The Earl of Bellamont and Sir Ed- 
mund Harrison, a man of standing in the city, 
were named in the document, but neither Cap- 
tain Kidd nor Colonel Livingstone was men- 
tioned. The royal fee for this accommodation 
was set out at a tenth part of all the loot ; and, 
on the face of it, there seemed likely to be a 
great deal. 

For Captain Kidd was to capture all French 
ships he came across, and* also "any pirates, 
freebooters arfd Searovers." The crew were 




He was a cyclist, and called at a farm- 
house for a glass of water; but the farmer's 
pretty daughter offered him a glass of milk 

instead. - 

"Won't you have another gla88?"| »he 
asked, as he drained the tumbler, 

"You are very good," he said; "but I am 
afraid I shall rob you."' 

"Oh, no. We have .so much more tbaia w« 
can use ourselves that we always give it te> 
the calves." 

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\ college professor was nearing^ tht <^*^^ 
of a history lecture and was inilulgtttjt "^Slt w^^ 
of those rhetorical climaxes in which M 

eventually divided into two distinct grades, 
the Conventual Chaplains, who performed the 
religious functions of the order at headquar- 
ters* and the Priests of Obedience, who carried 
on simiter duties in other priories and com- 
m«rtdcn> «)f tht order throughout Europe, 
a. S«r<filii BWHher* were again divided in 

rying with such distinction the award of a dec- 
oratujn to be worn at court, in uniform, or an 
the various pccasions when it is customary to 
wear recog^ed decorations. 

The Sfcf bhn's Ambulance Af«<»ciatjon was 
founded by the Knights of St. John (Ord«r of 
the Hospital of St. John bf Jernwtlleni in Eng- 
land) in 1977, and by Royal Chtrter wm re<?og- 

fis^iM^^^:^!^^ jsiiiu^ji^i'i^oj,''*"^^^''^ 

to have no pay unless they took enough prizes ^ ^..^^^ ...v...., 

itoi. when statutes were passed in England from which it could »>e raised; and Colonel nghteTwhe7thc"hour struck. Tte «j 

'• • their duties. Livingstone and CapUm Kidd, out of their j^n^edjately began to slam dowfl^t 

own pockets, were to return to the Ministers '^^l^^y/,;, j^^ture chair. t^Mm 
of State above mentioned such part of their ^"^"^^ "' '^"*' ^ ^^ ' - 

£4,800 as might not be covered by the value of 
the said prises. On the other hand, if the 
prizes brought home were valwed at £tOO,ooo 
or over, Kidd was to receive the "Adventiite 
GaUey"«^for that was the title of the ehar- 

and other countries fixing 

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He— The great trouble with Gabbleigh is 
that he Ulks too much. ,.,'., ^ .. 

She— That'Jj strange- When he's been with 
me he's scarcely said a word. 

\ H»*-Oh, he's too much of a gentleman to 



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nais^ance in the Chinese as a nation until sev- 
eral generations have passed I must first give 
a slight sketch of Chinese history. 

China and her peoples have always been 
held as an example of a nation which, b}- its 
type of government, its laws, and the charac- 
teristics i>f its peoples, has for thousands of 
years been able to resist the general laws 
governing the rise and fall of nations. That 
China has preserved its entity, more or less, 
for ages, while other nations of more vitality, 
strength, and knowledge, have been born, 
lived, and died, cannot be denied; but that 
this has been due to any special Chinese char- 
acteristic, of either people or government, is 
absurd. This length of life has been due 
solely to location, environment and climate 
— nothing else. 

From the beginning until the nineteenth 
century China was as isolated from the world 
at large as if located in Mars. On the north 
were the barren plains of Mongolia and the 

saiiuv WaaLC Ui liiC vjODi uCovi <., u»._*>->»»Ci »»lti\.S« 

Stretched tke interminable and uninhabited 
forests of Siberia : on the west the impassable 
mountains — the Roof of the World ; on the 
south swamps, jungle, and the Indian Ocean; 
and on the east the Pacific, an impassable 

Thus carefully guarded by nature from 
the outside world, with a country of many 

pffor in look n\\f for it<('lf>, anything to gain 
time ; never making a determined effort to cure 
disease by a surgical operation, but merely tak- 
ing a sedative for temporary relief. .All civil- 
ized nations were there, and all wished some 
concession. Thus for forty year.-s China has 
been kept intact by playing the different na- 
tions one against the other. iCach has been in 
fear that some other would acquire an advan- 
tage, thu.s disturbing the balance of influence. 
Kach has wanted much, and thus they ha\c 
neutralized each other. The integrity of China 
has been but as a pole standing erect upon the 
surface of things, which, il left to itself, would 
fall. Its uprightness has been maintained solely 
by the pull (if the different foreign nations. 
Each has a siring of wants fastened to this 
pole, and they all pull together. 

The Chinese-Japanese War in 1894 made 
plain the hopelessness and rottenness of China 
and the Chinese people from a collective and 
national viewpoint, licr Imperial Majesty the 
late Dowager Empress, one of the greatest wo- 
men of history, was all tliai held things to- 
gether, and after her the deluge. She had a 

cialdom. The best were far from perfect states- 
men, but they were devoted to the Empress, 
and thus pulled together. There was a de- 
finite head and a leader — not an enlightened 
one from a modern standpoint, but a strong 
woman doing her best to save the dynasty and 

a notorious fart that hardly one single Cuinese 
limited company has been a success from the 
stand))oint of the shareholders. This includes 
the China Merchants Steam ^Navigation Com- 
pany, Chinese mining companies, electric 
lighting plants, water-works, Chinese cotton 
factories, etc., etc. The railways that arc man- 
aged solely by the Chinese are soon allowed to 
run down, and no funds are set aside for re- 
pairs or improvements. I 

Since the Chinese took over the Peking- 
Hankow Railway from the IJelgians in De- 
cember. iix>8, no regular repairs or replace- 
ments ha\e been maclje.. The |)rofits ha\e been « 
squandered and both roailbed and rolling 
stock are going to ruin. The com])any has 
just been making vain efforts to float a large 
foreign loan for the repair of this railway. If 
the people are unable to coml)ine with success 
to n\anage the affairs of a small corporation, 
how much less could they comliinc to run the 
affairs .if the country? 

The present system of governniciir is hope- 
less. The Central ('.()\ eninieiu has but little 
hold on the j)rovinces, and tears them. The 
raxes and reypniip^ aro nrartirailv farmed out. 

and but a small percentage of the amount tak- 
en from the people ever reaches the Central 

The whole effort is to get money at any 
cost, even if the source of revenue is eventually 
destro^-ed thereby. As an example, when the 

,...♦» . a >-i:~:--^>. .::^U:,. *^ *uZ. ^i a.^^/ — th c LOuntiv. With hei dt ^ a tl i camp rhan.g. T t >$ — r ailway from Peking t o Kalgan, o ne hundrcci 

ica from Maine to Florida, a rich and varied 

soil, lending itself kindly to cultivation, with 
all natural resources in the greatest abund- 
ance (iron, coal, gold, silver, copper), H was 

possible for China to work out her own civil- 
ization, laws, government, literature, and eco- 
nomic life. But even under these conditions 
there was a natural ebb and flow in her na- 
tional vitality, and dynasties changed, and 
twice tlie country has been conquered. The 
only possible point of attack in the years past 
has been from the north, the country of cold, 
deserts and scanty vegetation. 

The first people to gain control were wan- 
ilering bands of snout-faced Tartars; and later 
the 2iIongols — a poor, starved, hungry l<'t I't 
nomads, with nothing to lose in- fight and ail 
to gain. The .Mongol dynasty lasted until the 
coiujuerors became rich, fat, and soft with good 
li\ing, and lost their fighting abilities. Then 
appeared the leader, a Chinese moid<, Chu 
liuen Chang, a fighter and a leader of men. 
The whole of China rose and the IMongols 
were no more south of the Great Wall. 

Thus began the Ming dynasty, the most 
brillinnt of all Chinese dynasties. The country 
expanded to the east and south and jiorth. 
Armies were sent to Turkestan and as far as 
Persia. All gave way bef<^re them. .\t last 
came pe;ice and prosperity, arts and crafts and 
literature, flourishing as never before. The 
fighting spirit died. The central government 
lost its grip on the provinces. Internal trotdilcs 
began— palace conspiracies and revolutions. 
X.')rth of the Great Wall were the Manchus, a 
small, half civilized crowd, only a few genera- 
tions frr>m nomads. They longed for the treas- 
ure and lands of their fat, lazy, vainglorious 
neighbor, atid watched for an opening. It came 
at i'ast. There were two parties in the nation 
fighting against each other. Neither side had 
sufficient vitality to down the other, and nei- 
ther had much 'liking for real fighting. The 
leader against the then Emperor opened the 
gates in the Great Wall and invited the Man- 
chus to help him win the throne. This was 
their opportunity. They conquered the Em- 
peror's party, then conquered the other party, 
and established themselves on the Dragon 
Throne in 1644. The fighting went on for 
many years before all China submitted, but at 
last all came under the Manchu rule, and are 
there today. 

The inevitable result followed: >ears of 
peace and comirierce destroyed all militant 
spirit, and the Manchus became more or less 
absorbed by the Chinese. The official class 
became rotten to the core, corruption of every 
kind was fostered, and then appeared the for- 
eigner with modern arms and ships of war. 

Prom the beginning of China's history until 
the coming of tlic Westerner, all the peoples 
with whom the Chinese came in contact were 
inferior to thetn in all that tends tow-ards civ- 
ilization. And not only in civilization I)Ut in 
numbers. Not all the Manchus numbered as 
many as the Chinese of a single province. Con- 
sequently the civilization of the Chinese was 
their own. They took nothing from other na- 

llOllS, itiiu wcic iicvci nji v_c\.i y>y \.v^iii j/ciiuvjii iv 

exert themselves along lines of improvement. 
They knew not the existence of anything su- 
perior to what they had. They could imagine 
nothing better. Anything not Chinese was un- 
worthy of notice. They knew everything and 
were everything; and in their ignorance they 
feared no nation. 

There was a rude awakening when, in i860, 
the French and English landed a few thousand 
men at Taku, captured the forts, and with 
but little fighting, drove the Chinese army, 
a huge mob, before them and took possession 
of Peking, burning and utterly destroying the 
beautiful summer palace, "Yuenmingyuen.' 
The Chinese pard, and the foreign tro*ops de- 
parted, but the Ministers Plenipotentiary and 
Envoys Extraordinary of all civilizations h^d 
now the right of residence in Peking and the 
light of audience with the Imperial Son of 
Hfaven. A fear of foreign force settled on the 
Iinpef^al Government, and diplomacy, not 
SBT«t% law #iancr been the order of the day. 

0iiwmti J^^mwcy means nothing but put- 
.. tillg oflf tli «vtf day— 'the paying of any price 
i^fotnH qviiti (or t^ (leaving the day 

■ y. vvitn nei at^atn camp 
otiji' two prominent statesmcii iii China with 
ability and desire to serve their country for 
the good of the country were at once shelved 
-by Prince Chun, the Regent, and all the im- 
portant positions are held either by old men in 
their dotage, as Prince Ching and most of the 
Grand Council, or young princes of the present 
reigning family, ignorant of all things modern 
and filled with conceit, arrogance, and a desire 
to fill their purses regardle-s of the effect on 
their country. 

The Prince Regent is a man of small ability 
aiid of no experience in the handling of affairs 
of state, lie is much under tlie influence of his 
father's wife, whose one idea is to make the 
family rich at any cost, in statesmanship the 
regent i.- ;i man-afraid-of-himself, whose weak- 
ness and vacillation have been such that all 
the officials stand in deadly fear of him — a 
man of no settled policy or conviction, who or- 
ders this or that done, and then, by the C(ninsel 
of the next adviser, degrades the official who 
is doing as ordered. What is the result? The 
few strong men are out of office. No official 
dares assuine the slightest responsibility or to 
act decisively on any f|uestion. The main ob- 
ject of the officials is to hold office; and to do 
this with safety no f]uestion of international 
policy reach a definite conclusion and no 
final agreements must ever be signed unless 
they contain some condition upon which argu- 
ment is r^till po-^sihle. There never was a time 
during the last fifty years when the Imj.-erial 
Government of China was so headless and 
Chinese officialdom so invertebrate. 

The much-talked-of modern army of China 
is a farce. It in no way e(|uals the same army 
of seven years ago when under the control c»f 
his Excellency Yuan Shih Kai. The officers 
are few and inexperienced, the discipline slack, 
the pay uncertain, and the whole organization 
permeated with an unrest that may at any 
moment turn it into a dangerous mob. As an 
army of defense it is useless, but as a mob it 
would be a terror among the native Chinese. 

Financially the Chinese Goycrnment is ap- 
proaching a crisis. The credit limit for foreign 
loans is about reached unless better and more 
speedy arrangements are devised for financing 
prospective railways and the natural resources 
of the country. At present nothing is being 
done to remedy these evilr, beyond preliminary 
agreements which never arrive, and much vain 

The inauguration of the National Assem- 
bly will only increase (he pre.>^eiU c<»nfii.-.ion. 
A few men in power who do not realize the 
needs of the country are less of a menace than 
several hundred. The menace of the few is 
negative, while that of the many is po.«yitive 
and quick moving, and may with ease run into 
mob law. While a very few may in a vague 
way, realize the needs of the country, no two 
will agree on the remedy, and none will take 
the personal risk of attempting the cure. 
W'hile they talk the opporttmity to save will 
be lost. 

One of the most remarkable charactcri.ilics 
of the Chinese people is their absolute inability 
to combine in a successful manner for any pur- 
pose. As bankers, merchants, contractors, etc., 
they are a success from both a commercial and 
aji ethical standpoint. No peopj.e arc comrjier- 
cially more honest or have a more exalted idea 
of the sacredness of a contract. — eithet writ- 
ten, verbal, or merely implied — than the Chi- 
nese merchant, banker, or contractor of any 
kind, unless contaminated by dealings with 
unreliable foreign hongs at the open ports. The 
non-official word of a Chinese is usiially as 
good as his bond, and his bond is as good as 
the wealth of hi.s family. In fifteen years of 
dealing with Chinese merchants and contract- 
ors of all sorts I have never founJ ihem mali- 
ciously doing work contrary to the specifica- 
tiona or attempting to break their contract 
even if it was a losing one for them. But when 
the business becomes a limited corporation 
and the executive is a board of directoi-s, ey- 
erything goes to pieces. This division of re- 
L'poniiibility, together with the fact that nioit 
of the capital invested doca not belong to the 
directors, destroys aU sen^v of eonnucrctal 
rectitude and of iMiiiiH>nat r«i|KNt;iibUity. It is 

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opened, the amount of traffic and profits was 
large. What did the Chinese government dp 
but at once establish six or more likin (Chi- 
nese customs) stations on this line, and collect 
customs duties on all traffic! Withm a few 
months the cars were running empty and the 
goods were being transported in the good old- 
fashioned way — packed on mules and camels. 

The ■|)eoplc have no confidence in the offi- 
cials or the Regent, and during the last two 
years this lack of confidence has broadenecr 
into utter contempt. The only thing that holds 
the "powers that be" in place is the lack of a 
leader for the people. .As yet not one has ap- 
peared in China. The people have no confi- 
dence in any of the so-called revolutionary 
leaders, as not one of tlicm has .shown any 
ability beyond that of getting front the 
people and spending it in safety abroa<l. 

There is no love of country or patriotism. 
All the present talk of this by the half-edu- 
cated or not half-educated new Chinese — this 
cutting off of fingers, etc.. for love of their 
country— is nothing but the hysterical vapour- 
ings of badly brought up children. No reform 
can come without much hard, unselfish fight- 
ing. The Chinese as a nation are not fighters, 
and never have been. They are commercially 
personified, with only most material ideals. 

Their social structure has been such that 
they have never been taught to obey, and they 
have no traditions of loyalty beyond their im- 
mediate family, which tradition has been done 
away with as ntuch as possible b}- the Chris- 
tian missionaries. 

There have been no hereditary nobles or 
nding class, and no natural leaders of the peo- 
ple. There is no caste feeling, and any one is 
eligible for any official position, provided he 
conforms to the rules of the game. Until with- 
in a few years the rules required a certain 
standard in Chinese literature, that i.-?. an edu- 
cational requirement, and men who stood high 
in the final examinations were looked up to 
with respect and admiration. The knowledge 
required was of no practical use. but ability to 
acquire it marked the man as superior to one 
without this ability, and gave him much pres- 
tige by tradition. These old examinations 
have been done away with, and there is no- 
thing to replace them. 

The great reforms in Japan were due en- 
tirely to the ruling class. The common people 
were attached to the clans of the different 
nobles, and by generations of tradition were 
loyal and obedient. Japan was a fighting na- 
tion, with all the gIori'.>!is traditions of loyalty 
and self-sacrifice. Commerce was much lower 
in the scale. The reform began at the top; 
the high ideals of the leaders with the virile 
militant spirit of the followers and their great 
love of country, made a i)erfect working ma- 
chine. The Japanese had leaders, and were 
led by them. China has none; neither has it 
any traditions of self-sacrificing love of coun- 
try. Its whole history .shows that it has never 
been a unit, but has been composed of weakly 
connected provinces, all jealous of each other. 
The north and south, in addition, have always 
been at variance. Nothing but the hammer ui 
the gods can arouse them and beat them into 
coherent action. The operation will be most 
severe, and China as a nation tnay die under 
the hammer; but to the Chinese people the re- 
sult will be good. The only thing that possibly 
could now save China would be the aj^ear- 
ance of a strong, virile leader who by his char- 
acter and ability could make the people forget 
their own petty commercial selves and ham- 
mer into them the idea of doing something 
without expecting ah immediane money re- 

China, with her wealth, natural resources, 
and millions of hard-working, industrious in- 
dividuals, is to6 great a prize to be'lost for 
lack of a master. The master will arrive, and 
Chinas' millions will be hammered into shape. 

Japan is a perfectly organized machine for 
war. She is voung, virile. miliUnt. Her people 
are few and her natural resources and acres 
fewer. She needs people, land, and wealth— 
and what the needs and m^st have lies at her 
feet, practically helpless. It is merely a ques- 
tion c^ time when !«b« will take pOMession. 
Every little det«U bts been attended to<-^iio- 

thing has been forgotten. There will be no 
hurry and probably but little shock. Korea 
was to be mdependent ; Korea was to be 
guarded by Japan ; and then in a few months 
Korea was Japan. The open door was guaran- 
teed in Manchuria, and China's sovereignty 
was to be maintained. The door is open, but 
the door-keei)er is a Japanese. Not even China 
is allowed to build one mile of railway in this 
her own country. No f<ireign capital can enter 
Manchuria except under Japanese direction. 
This all applies to the southern and richer half 
of Manchuria. In the north Russia is e\cn 
more dictatorial, and the Chinese (^vcrnnient 
does nothing. Russia and japait have an agree- 
ment by the terms of which each agrees to 
assi.>t the other against an infringement of 
their alleged rights. China's sole right in Man- 
churia is to protest and protest, and then sub- 
mit to new demands. i!otb Russia and Japan 
may increase iln- number >>i their troops in 
.Manchuria to any extent and call them rail|f ay 
guarils or guards against the plague — or call 
them nothing: China cannot stop them, and 
not one foreign nation is going to interfere. 

Thp iananpse arp in pverv narr nf C^liina iircju- 
,, , - — _.--._, J. ^ . . * 

er. They understand the working of the Chi- 
nese mind much better than any Westerner 
ever can, and they arc able to get nearer to the 
Chinese. They are there as small traders, con- 
tractors, or anything: but nothing of import- 
ance happens which is not at once known to 
the Japanese Gov e rnment. In P e king t h-efe-a^^€- 

until after the Chinese-Japanese combination 
haae been accomplished. 

As to England, France, or Gernjny, not 
one of them can afford to try force in the Fa*" 
East with Japan. They cannot get sufficient 
warships or land forces there, and would not 
dare to it it were possible. They all have 
their own houses in Europe to keep in order 
As for America, its people would not allow a 
war with Japan to save China. We will let it 
go at that, and not analyze the "perfect pre- 
paredness" fjf the American nation for war 
The giving a strong government to China, the 
opening up of the coimtry, and the increased 
commercial value of China under Japan would 
much more than overcome any imagined sen 
timent we might have for the integrity of 
China. In the meantime the Japanese .\mcn- 
can war, the Russo- Chinese troubles, the Mexi 
can-Japanese alliance, the great reforms to be 
made in China tomorrow, will be well worked 
in the international press, that W'estern na- 
tions may have something to think of, or at 
least think they are thinking. 

Always tomorrow. Rut on some "today" 
Liic world will realize iliac while Japan 'na.^ 
been making all these talked-of preparations to 
capture the United States, she has taken con- 
trol of China anri united the yellow race. And 
then what? The taxes paid by the Chinese 
may be reduced one-half, the revenues trebled 
or quadrupled, the government of the country, 
44J-^v44-ich-the-Chincse-vv4Il-har v e a g -re at s h arer— 
administered in a firm, husin^-vislikp niaru>.^i- 

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trained soldiers of the Japanese Reserve, but that will command the respect of the world, 

^Qltoeof them commissioned officers. There is 
not an infiuenlial official in any of the Chinese 
Government boards who is not more or less 
under Japanese influence, :\n(\ probably not a 
governor's yamen in the country in which 
there is not a Jajjanese agent. This influence 
has successfully blocked for nearly twu years 
all efforts of Germany, France, England, and 
.^nterica to finance Chinese railways, and is 
now- apparently obstructing with equal success 
the consummation of the loans for the regula- 
tion of Chinese currency until the terms of 
these loans have been so modified that Japan 
is satisfied. Nothing is too small for the Jap- 
anese to overlook, and nothing too large for 
them to study. This surveillance of things 
CliinOire by the Japanese is nothing new. The 
study of the details of finally acquiring China 
has been going on for many years. 

For example, sixteen years ago, at thg time 
of the Chinese-Japanese war, the army of 
.North China was the only force available for 
defense. The quartermaster-general of all 
this army had held his position for some years. 

extraterritoriality abolished, and the yellow- 
race received into the family of nations upon 
a national equality. Fiut even now, if China 
can put forward a keen, strong, unselfish lead- 
er, otie in whom the people will have confi- 
dence, she can yet work out her own glorious 
salvation. May God grant the quick coming of 
this "Master of Men"!— The Outlook. 


The irreproachable fKiliteness of the late 
Edward \M1. of England, was not only in- 
dividual and relative to persons; it was hu- 
man and general as well. Once at Marienbad 
His Majesty and a few friend.s were having 
tea in a restaurant in the pine woods near the 
town. At a table close by sat another party. 
the host of which was a well known German 

The work of attending to the guests at both' 
tables devolved 

his summons. Annoyed by this most un- 
justifiable behaviour, the king said to Sir 
Stanley Clarke: 

"You are to convey my thanks to the 
proprietor here for the protnpt and admirable 
manner in which my party has been served 
at this restaurant.' 

The command was instantly obeyed, much 
to the disgust of the adjoining table, a dis- 
gust wdiich was intensified when the king 
gave the timid young waitress a gold piece. 


upon a young English 
waitres.5, and the king did not fail to notice 
Through' his hands passed all the army sup- the rude, blustering manner of the royal Ger- 
plies, "food, clothes, arms, ammunition, etc.. nian, who threatened to report the terrified 
etc. He was the one man who knew how many girl every time she had occasion to answer 
actual men cotdd be put in the field and exactly 
what the outfit of tlie army was. Me was a 
most capable man, no amount of work was too 
much for him, and he took charge of every- 
thing — a remarkable man, and z good Chinese 
scholar. Near the close of the v.-ar it was dis- 
covered that this wonderful man was a Jai)an- 
ese, a devoted subject of the Emperor of Japan, 
and that the Japanese Government had always 
been as well posted on the unreality of the 
Chinese army as had its quartermaster gen- 
eral. He had devoted years to this work for 
the good of Japan. He was executed, but he 
had made a good fight for his country, well 
worth the price he paid. 

We must remember that the Japanese and 
Chinese are more or less die same race. T'leir 
written language is much the .same. They 
think along the same lines, and can understand 
each other in a way never possible between 
the white and yelhnv races. Among the Jap- 
anese now in China many have Chinese wives. 
They intermarry on a basis of equality, and 
the results of these marriages are good and 
the offspring are always Japanese subjects. 
China has now a great fear of Japan, knowing 
her power, but they are rapidly coming to- 
gether. The white races have clearly shown 
that they will have nothing to do with cither 
nation, upon an equal footing, ancl^ that all 
they want from China is profit. China has 
much that Japan requires — peoi>le, acres, re- 
sources; and Japan will supply what China 
„eeds— efficient, economical, strong govern- 
ment and leadership. 

fjne cannot set an hour or a day, for the 
final move to be made, but we may be sure that 
until the end each well-thought-out move of 
the Japanese will have all the appearance of 
having been forced upon them by circum- 

Far away down the river, beyond tht 
docks and the wharves and the warehouses, 
(lie low banks o' ihe Thames are left much as 
iTture made them. ,ind for miles and miles a 
dicar waste of and swamp stretches out 
on either ? dc. Hc*c u the region known as 
' 7'he Flats," and ma-iy a weird tale 1.- toid 
concerning it in the bar parlors of xhe river- 
side inns. Dark deeds are the most common- 
place features of these wild, trackless wastes, 
where wooden shanties, half submerged in 
the mire, give shelter to coiners, anarchists, 
and the criminal outcasts of London's under- 
world. It is to be feared that many an un- 
detected ihurder is committed in the heart of 
this horrible "No-Man's-Land.' 






A distinguished novelist; recently found 
himself traveling in a traih with two very 
talkative women. Having^ recognized hiitt 
from his published portraits, they opened iSre 

stances over which they (the Japanese) had no upon him in regard to his novels, pnu9tng._ 

control. Any little happening may predpitatc them in a maniier which was 'unendmfi$t' «r^~ 

the affair. If from the plague or famine, or the sensitive author. 1 

any other cause, serious rioting should take Presently the train entered a tl(||i|M4ri^^ 

place in Peking or Tientsin, and the other for- jn the darkness the noveliat mif * * ' 

eign legations become alarmed, I think we may of his hand to his lips ^M' i|ci|tNMi^w^jM|HcwurK > 

safely say that Jap^n" would at once assume 'When Tight r*tuitlid T^^'^g^^^^-^^^^^^" 

control. The foreign nations would protest-— ^^^ regarding Oiie anbt^ier, 

but after the fact. Japan is not only the one Addressing th«nt w|^ 

nation represented in Peking which has suffi- ^a "Ahr la<U««, the ' 

cicnt troops and equipment for at any moment ^|j ^ ^^^, | ||jgy 

taking entire charge of the whole city, but she -^ ^^^ tl»t'iti4ied 

is undoubtedly the only nation whose repre- ^^ '^™" 

.sentativcs in China have the thorough pre|Mur» 

cdncss that will allow them to act at <mW^ wK«l 

the moment arrives. Other nations will e^N^^ 

the cable companies "and wait. Itl5 *IQf W^SF^ 

sary that serious troubles should occur in P*; 

king. Let them occur in any part Of C^"- 

and Japan will take charge. And What y^itl 

other nations do? Protest, call conv^f" 

and talk. There will be, or is, tl| mil 

ing with Russia which will prev«ft|; 

objections from that country. t5|j#| 

Russia must at some tiihe iti 

conclusions as to the stip«i 

or the yellow race i« true; ImiI^ 



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F®eg Ifoir H®B®iPS 

When the Law Lords, consisting (jf Lord 
Hahbury (presiding), and Lords Atkinson, 
Gorell and Kinnear, met to hear a Scottish 
appeal case (the Lord Advocate vs. the Walls- 
er Trustees) the Lord Advocate, who was 
leading for the Crown, mentioned incidentally 
that two of their lordships present had not 

faid their fees "on creation as peers." Lord 
lalsbury said the Lord Advocate was a repre- 
sentative of the Crown, and the (?,overnment. 
Did he press the point, or could they go on? 
The Lord Ad\ocatc observed that certainly 
they could ga on. and their lordship?^ niii,du 
treat his observation as an "aside." The case 
raises the imiiortani cjuestion as to whether 
the respondents are entitled to certain fees 
known as the fees of honor, from pcr.sons uu 
whom peera<;es, baronetcies and knighthoods 
of the I'nitcd Kingdom are conferred. The 
question has been decided in their favor in 
the Court of Session by the Lord Ordinary, 
and thereafter liy the unanimous judgment of 
♦he Second Division. The T.-ord .Advocate, in 
his address, said the respondents claimed a 
riglil li.i uciiiafWl jfeftS^aS fOliOWS : 

Duke ..£21 13 4 

Marquis ' 18 6 8 

Earl 15 00 

Viscount 10 00 

Baron 6 13 4 

Baro net 5 o o 

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iNiiiKfJt 3C»;TiCJt'3 A" •** ■»* r 

The Ileritabte Usher was an office set up by 
a Scottish king in the fourteenth century and 
was conferred on the Cockburns of Langton 
in 1686. It was ratified by the Treaty of 
Union in 1706. It was an office openly sold 
and bought and in succeeding years passed 
through the hands of .-\lcxander Coutts. a rela- 
tive of the London lianker, tu the W alker fam- 
ily, two elderly ladie.s ni which ultimately de- 
vised it with other property to a trust for the 
Scottish Episcopal Church. Meantime the 
question of the fees exacted had been raised 
by Lord .Melbourne and Lord i •almerst(in. 
among others, but nothing was done until 
1904, when a comniittee rep'U'tcd in favur nf 
buying out the Heritable Usher's right, it was 
decided first that the Walker Trustees, who 

are in effect an incorporated company, .^huulu 
justify their rights in a court of law. and they 
won the two actions referred to above. Mr. 
Ire contended that, as the Walker Trustees 
had formed themselves into a statutory com- 
pany, thev could not usher the recipients into 
the Royal presence, and were not entitled to 
charge anv fees for doing nothing. Lord Hals- 
" bury said the Scottish Courts api>cared to 
have found that a simple section of the Act of 
Lnion had e.staldished a right to take fees in 
every case in which honor was conferred in 
tUe United Km,gdom. The Solicitor-Gejieral 
followed on the same side, and Mr. Clyde, 
K.C.. tlicn opened the case for respondents, 
maintaining that this was a heritable office 

VVItJi exit IL.T ttl.t.»lv,»*-^» ,*y^..-... ~ -i- -., - - ^^ 

nicnt there wa.s a sly allusion to the constitu- 
tional struggle. Mr. Clyde, looking at the 
Lord .\d\-ocate, who was sitting near him, re- 
marked that there were eventualities at the 
present moment wdiich might result in a large 
harvest to the Heritable Usher, and bring a 
good deal of grist td tils mjtli Lord ilalsbury 
lailD-hed, nnr the Lord AdVuCSte tOOK iio notice 
of the observation. With a view of showing 
that origiijally the predecessor of the Trustees 
performed a duty of value to new jieers, Mr. 
Clyde pointed out that he was a kind of door- 
keeper to Parliament.apd<twas. so far as new- 
peers were concerned, a useful persotr to fee. 
— It wa e a por < t which - wa * ^ r a tified by the Treaty 

tury some of the smaller royal houses of Or- 
niany were accustomed to bring up thtir chd 
drcn to no particulai religion, so that they 
might n')t he har.:p-»rcd in their selection of a 
suitable alliance; and the story is told of a 
duchess of Hanover, who, when asked what 
religion her daughter was, replied that she wai 
of ro religion as yet, as she was waiting to 
know of faith her husband would be, be- 
fore in.structing her. Unless a prince '>r prin- 
cess changes hir, or her religion, the rule holds 
good that Roman Catholics of the royal blood 
only marry Roman Catholics, and non- Roman 
Catholics wed with non-R<'nian Catholics, 'i he 
choice of princes and prince.vses ts 
limited practically to Prussia, a few of the 
smaller German States. Denmark, Sweden, 
and Norway.— Ladbroke I'dack in The Lon- 
don Magazine. 

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Pepimllair PMun^s 

Rrummcl never pretended l^ be anything 
hut a dandy. His recorded .sayings prove that 
he w-as always ready to burlesque his ownposc 
of fastidiousness and IragUity. Thus 
he said he had caught a cold because •■on the 
Brighton road the other day that infidel Wes- 
trm (his valet) put me in a room with a damp 
stranger " There is also some' merit in his 
poem' "The Butterfly Funeral," particularly in 
this verse:- •-■■■;;--:,-''.;■■•, ■'•.■ ■-■-■'■C"'- '".^ ■" t,-:;- , 
The Dornim^*?* a**e^ 
And the tSnar siowiy wlntlc^' tilsr^ * iittlc 

An the Moth, who was grieved for the loss of 
a sister, 

Bent over the body and silently kissed her. 

Brummel seems to have done no harm to 
anyone except his creditors, and to have had 

some iiim«itvr?»!5 «»o »v*>*» 

nature. Perhaps he wasted nothing except 
other people's money, for he i«ay Jiav^ t>€en 
IXQm a dandy, as Mozart was born a nnt.sician. 
If so," the fact remains that it Is' hot well to be 
born a daudv, unless you caii contrive to idie 
young,'mmel lived to be sixty two. and 
spent his last iwentv-four years m exile m 
France, with no ol)jcrt in life except t-. dress 
as wrll as he could in spite of a poverty which 
gradnallv became destitution. 

Miss Clare Jerrold. in her bonk on "'l^he 
Beau.v and t he" Dandies," tells the story of his 
miserable end, and makes us see that at last he 
attained tn a digni#v through suffering. 
Me grew laitered and h'llhy. and onr lady in 
Caen was the only jjerson who would receive 
him. She was asked. •"How can you admit such 
a driveller:-'" and she an^-we^^•<l, ""l Ic is never in 
our wav, and 1 hough it is true that he is nor 
now the amusing character he once was, 1 like 
to see him take his seat before my lire. ' 

.At last his mind w;ent and he was admittdl 
to a conveiit where the insane were kindly 
treated. There he died, m.^rc happily, perhaps, 
ihan his rival t^.eorge I\'.. who n^ever forgave 
him ior being the liner dandy. — Times. 

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Down to i8_vi 'he East India Ci.mipany had 
in its employ a body of officers and seamen 
who formed a force 'half way between a mer- 
chant lleet and a navy. They "went out de- 
sirous to trade, but prepared to fight for free- 
dom to trade." For more than two hundred 
years they played a great part not only \n 
building up the va-^t fabric of the company's 
trade, but also in making India British. 

The verv first vnyage showed of stuff 
these men were made. In 1^10^ two ships, the 
"Dragi)n'" and the "Heil-n." nn^t with slorins 
in the South .-Xtlantic on their homeward voy- 
age. I'he rudder of the Dragon got unshipped, 
and the sea was too high to allow of its being 
rchung. Some of her crew would have left her 
to drift, and made their way home in the 
Hector. lUit Captain Lancaster, wdio com- 
manded the JOragon, would neither al)andon 
his .ship nor risk inflicting loss on his employ- 
ers l>y keeping his consort in comi)any. 

The Hector was sent home bearing this let- 
ter to the company: "l will well strive with all 
diligence to save my ship and her goods, as you 
may perceive by the 1 take in venturing 
mine-lSwne life," and that are with me. I 
cannot tell where you should look for me if you 
send out another pinnace to seek me, because I 
live at the devotion of thewind and seas." 

It is pleasant to know that in the end all 
went well. The storm abated, the rudder was 
rchung, and Captain Lancaster lived to reach 
home, to be knighted, and to become a director 
of the l^ast India Company. — Spectator. * 


An artist's lot is not always a happy one. 
The late Hoi man Hunt struggled for years 
against adverse criticism in his effort to sim- 
plify, purify and beautify British art. At one 
time his poverty was so great that he made up 
hs mind to emigrate to Canada ; but, fortu- 
nately, Millais came to his brother artist's res- 
cue, and persuaded him to go down into Sur- 
rey and continue his work. 

It was here that he painted the background 
for his famous picture, "The Light of the 
World." For three months fiolman I^^unt paint- 
ed all night iii the open air "ny the light of the 
full moon and a solitary candle, and during that 
time he placed upon the canvas his immortal 
work. .'\H nver the world "The Light of the 
World" was exhibite<l, and caused a great sen- 
.sation. Reproductions sold in every town '.nd 
country village. Its sales up to the presenr time 
cannot fall short of a million pounds. 

The original picture was placed in a chapel 
at Oxford, but later the artist spent some weeks 
in repairing the damage that had been caused 
Kir- ,^^r^\,^^t 1Mi»ii hf \-\uintpc\ a larp'er rnnv. 

which was hung in St. Patrick's Cathedral. 

"The Light of the World" is almost but not 
quite, the most popular religious painting in 
existence. It is beaten by the wonderful "Head 
of Christ,'* by Max. There is no neck —just the 
head. The eyes seem, to be closed, but after 
ga:^ing at the painting for some time they ap 

popular of religious paintings, and well oyer a 
million reproduclivnis of it have been sola. 

The picture that beats all records is that 
of the Eiffel Tower. In two years one firm of 
photographers sold over 700,000 copies, and 
at the present time there are between 3,000,000 
and 4,000,000 scattered about the world. 

Compared with this sales of photographs of 
the Tower Bridge are quite insignificant, al- 
though they amount to nearly 1,000,000. 
Strange to .say, Londoners do not buy many 
of these pictures. Most of them are bought 
by visitors to the metropolis, who take them 
away as souvenirs. 

The historical interest of the Tower ot 
London always appeals to those who come to 
London for a holiday, and hundreds of thous- 
ands of photographs of the Tower have b^eii 
carried across the .\tlantic to the States. 1 ne 
sales of it greatlv exceed those of the Tower 
15ridge, and since photography became so 
popular it is estimated that about 1,200,000 
l)ictures of the Tower have been produced. At 
the small sum of a penny each this would re- 
^1:..- o>-,- ^^^ u,,* ,i-n,iTr f-,f ihps.c were sold for 

two and three shillings and even more. 

The sales of photographs Oi the ^ate v^^ueen 
Victoria were simply enormous, and must 
during her lifetime have totalled 1,500,000. 
Thousands of pounds worth have been sold in 
the Colonies and in India, and in one case a 
single Australian firm took over $25,000 worth 
in one consignment. T h e ph otographs of 

'^'ucen .Alexandra ■c<^!^1^''''fl"d a. ready salefonc' 
firm makes over $5,000 a year from Llus> source 

of Union in 1706. v/hat Tt isrW P^^Vl<i«3 that 
nothing should do away with it. The Lord 
.Advocate, replying for the Crown, said \vhat 
was asked -fey-the-^lier—^de- wa s *o m a k<j 

Englishmen pay fees under a Scottish .Act of 
Parliament. Their lordships reserved judg- 

With rcgaril to the problem of which of 
the four judges hearing the appeal have not 
paid their fees, it may be mentioned that 
Lord Halsl)ur\-. the ex-Lord Chancellor, has 
been a peer since 1898; l.,ord Gorell. ex-presi- 
dent of the Probate and Divorce Division, 
since 1009; Lord .\tkinson. ex-.Attorney-Cjcn- 
eral for Ireland. iwo5 : and Lord Kinnear, e.\- 
indj^e of the Scottish Court of Session, since 

ixt ioi Cu «.<'iir^c, mcri?i3" an 0.1 i.i;->i o 

ipear to open 

trick, but so wonderful does it seem that some 
people regard it as a miracle. This is the most alone. 




Delhi Ke-Bashah i.s the title with which 
the King-Emperor will be hailed at the l.)ur- 
bar in December. Xo official jirogramme is 
yet ready, nor wilT be published till August. 
It is, however, possible to gi\-e an idea of the 
programme. The work of preparation is even 
now well advanced. It involves almost the 
reconstruction of the city, roads, railways. 
sanitation all being extensively improved. 
King George will be the first of the iinglish 
to be crowned Delhi-Ke-Bashah. He will him- 
self perform the act of crowning, as no re- 
ligious ceremony is possible in a land full of so 
many jarring creeds as is India. I' or his 
Majesty and Queen Mary special crowns are 
being made at the Crown jewelers. Thev will 
be of a. characteristic Indian type, and will be 
assumed by their Majesties at the great Dur 
bar on December 12. 

The King and (Jueen will be in Delhi from 
December 7 to December 16. The King then 
leaves for a shooting expedition to Xepalll. 
He will be the guest in a shooting camp of the 
Maharajah. Her Majesty will remain at Agra. 
Among the ceremonies fixed is a State entry 
into Delhi, presentation of the inevitable ad- 
dresses, and the reception of several thousand 
Indians in a pavilion on the historic Ridge, 
where our camp was during the Mutiny days. 
Ruling chiefs are to visit the King during De 
cember 8 or December 9. His .Majesty is anx- 
ious to come in personal touch with them, and 
for two days he will do littje but engage 
in con'^-ersation with the rulers. This is a bril- 
liant stroke of p(,'licy. due entirely to the 
King's perfect comprehension of the whole In- 
dian problem. It will make permanent the 
good effects of his visit to India. The King 
will not return the visits. In that respect his 
l)lace will be taken by Lord Hardinge. who, 
when the King steps ashore at Bondjay, 
ceases to^e Viceroy, and becomes simi)ly Gov- 
ernor General. 

The Durbar takes place on Tuesday, De- 
cember 12, and will be witnessed by at least 
50.000 people. The scene will be overwhelm 
ingly splendid even .to the Indian mind, which 
e.xpects a great deal. There is to be, another 
day, a review of 8o,(X)0 tnntps. The Imperial 
Service troops are to be under the command 
of their respective chiefs. Calctitta children 
will sing the National .Anthem on their Maj- 
esties 'arrival in that city in four languages- 
English, Gujarati, Marathi and Lrdu. Lord 
and Lady Mar and Kelli<?, Sir Hedw(jrth and 
Lady Lambton, Lord Alington, and the Dow- 
ager Lady .Alington. Lord and Lady Derby, 
and Lady Victoria Stanley are among those 

going out. 

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Proud Motorist — Yes. it took me about six 
■vtreks' hard work to learn to drive my ma- 

Pedestrian — And what have you got for royal, but merely serene, exceptions 


.All the elements for a sensational no\el are 
to be found in the history of the ancestors of 
William Ward, a Melliourne builder, wdn) is 
a claimant to the title and estates of the Earl 
of I3udley. The claimant, wdio, it is stated, 
will shortly visit this country, left London 
for .-Australia in 1883. He asserts that he is 
descended in a direct line from Thomas, the 
son of the second Baron Wanl and eleventh 
Lord Dudley. Of this'rhoma>. who was born 
abi'Ut 1685. a romantic story is told. Whilst 
a young man he married and "settled down in 
the town of ("ireat Ttirrington, situated on a 
hill aliove the River Ti.>rridge, seven miles out 
of l-5ideford. He soon made a reputation for 
himself as "The bold smuggler of i'lymouth." 
In his fast lugger he ranged the Bristol chan- 
nel from Barnstaple to Laiurs End, and ran 
many rich cargoes along the coasts of Devon 
and Cornwall. He had a great affection, how- 
ever, for his home in old-world Torrington 
until his exploits became so obnoxious to the 
authorities that he was practically outlawed, 
and a price put upon his head. Then, fearing 
that the 100 guineas offered by the Govern- 
ment for his capture might lead some of his 
smug'^gling comrades into treachery, he sailed 
away to Jamaica. There he contracted a biga- 
mous marriage with the daughter of a Spanish 
planter, and, incidentally, acquired very con- 
siderable estates. He died in Kingston, Ja- 
maica, in 1736, leaving sons by both marriages. 
In due course one of his Jamaica descendants, 
who had risen to the dignity of a judge, sailed 
for England to do battle for the family posses- 
sions. Judge Ward died, however, either on 
the voyage or immediately after landing. 
Thereupon his nurse, a clever adventuress, 
finding herself out of employment through the 
death of her master, seized his papers and 
boldly set up as the judge's widow. In this 
capacity, it is said, she succeeded in drawing 
a ])cnsion from the Government of Jamaica 
for several years. Some years ago the Dev- 
onshire Wards — from whom William Ward 
traces his descent — began to put forward thdir 
claims, but without any substantial result. The 
present claimant is apparently determined, 
liowever, to bring his case before the public, 
and it is with that object that he is comtem- 
piating an early visit to England. He has a 
l^rother living in Bri.xton. 

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According to the modern rule, royalty may 
only mate with royalty, except under very spe- 
cial conditions. In our own country the mat- 
ter is left in the hands of the sovereign by the 
Royal Marriages Act ; and in a few cases, .such 
as the marriage of the Duchess of Argyll and 
the Princess Royal, and the unions with the 
Hoisses of Teck «n4 Rattenb«cg. wtvichi ao 

cording to the strict Byzantine rule, arc not 
.. "^... ,.. »„ •' *;^.,. have 

Some customs prevailing in certain parts 
of the Soudan have been described by Artin 
I'asha. wdio recently made a journey up the 
Blue and the White Nile. The gentleman is 
Minister of iMlucation in Egypt and in his let- 
ters to his wife gave an account of his exijcri- 
ences. which is now published in n book called 
"England in the Soudan." 

He came across certain tribes where tlie 
women, he says, "seem to have passed the lim- 
its of even .American women," and he naively 
adds that but, for the distance from Cairo and 
the wildness of the country he "would ^villing!y 
pass several months in the midst of these good 
folk in order to learn the meaning of virtue in. 
both the ancient and the modern tense oi the 

One girl may have as many as from seven 
to fifteen wooers, who court and flirt with her 
for a whole year in the sight of her parents. 
They not only visit her in the daytime, but re- 
main at night near her dwelling to mount 
guard outside her roorn, going so far even as 
to keep watch within her room in order to l)c 
at her service in case she shotild awake. 

"If she asks for water, as many calabashes 
of water arc offered to her as there are lovers 
in attendance. Should she desire to pav calls 
on her friends, the wdiole of her lovers offer to 
carry^ her palanquin, and again it is the as[)ir- 
ants to her hand wdio undertake to anoint her 
with butter every morning. The period of 
courtship lasts for a year, at the end of wdiic'n 
period the beauty must make her choice. When 
she does so the unsuccessful wooers go off to 
repeat their performance with another girl." maidens are black, and nominally at 
least Mohammedans, but in the matter of 
rights and liberties they have little to learn. 
The Shilluks of the White Nile, on the other 
hand, are as far as possible from being Mo- 
hammedans, yet their women have similar priv- 

"With the Shilluks it is the women that 
rule the household, the young women them- 
selves that choose their husbands, and that, 
once married, assume the post of commantl. 
The strongest and most hot-headed man dare 
not beat his wife, for he would be looked down 
upon immediately, and would be unable to find 
a second wife to succeed his first. No, mis- 
sionary effort affects the Shilluk woman ; it is 
practically impossible to convert her either to 
Christianity or to Islamism, for she is the 
guardian and depository of the Shilluk tradi- 
tions, religion and historical customs." 


Sir Henry Hawkins was once presided over 
a long, tedious and tmintcresting trial, and 
was listening apparently with great attention 

V C 1 T 



m a 

"And now?" asks Mr. H. G. Wells in the 
Daily Mail. 

."What new phase in the life of our nation 
and our empire does this tremendous cere- 
mony inaugurate? The question is inevitable. 
There is nothing in all the social existence of 
men so full of challenge as the crowning of a 
king. It is the end of the overture ; the curtain 
rises. This is a new beginning place lor his- 

"For England is no exhausted or decaying 
country. It is rich with an unmeasured capa- 
city for generous responses. It is a country 
burlhencd indeed but not overwhelmed by the 
gigantic responsibilities of empire, a little re- 
laxed by wealth and hampered rather than en- 
slaved by a certain shyness of temperament, a 
certain habitual timidity, slovenliness and in- 
r-incerity of mind. It is a little distrustful of 
intellectual power and enterprise, a little awk- 
Avard and ungracious to brave and beautiful 
things, a little too tolerant of dull, well mean- 
ing and industrious men and arrogant old 
women. Jt suffers hypocrites gladly, because 
its criticism is poor, and it is wastefully harsh 
to frank unorthodoxy. But its heart is sound if 
its judgments fall short of acuteness and if its 
.standards of achievement are low. It needs 
but a quickening spirit upon the throne, always 
the traditional centre of its respect, to rise from 
even the appearance of decadence. There is a 
new quality seeking expression in England like 
the nsing of sap in the spring, a new genera- 
tion asking only for such leadership and such 
emancipation from restricted scope and un-' 
generous hospitality as a King alone can.giv«' 
it. . . . 

"AVhen in its turn this latest reign comes at' 
last to its reckoning, what will be sum of its 
achievement be? What will it leave of things 
visible? Will it leave a London preserved and 
beautified, or will it but add abundantly to the 
lumps of dishonest statuary, the scars and 
masses of ill-conceived rebuilding which tes- 
tify to the aesthetic degradation of the Vic- 
torian period? Will a great constellation of 
artists redeem the ambitious sentimentalities 
and genteel skilfulness that find their fitting 
mausoleum in the Tate Gallery? Will our lit- 
erature escape at last from pretentiousness and 
timidity, our philosophy from the foolish cere- 
brations of university 'characters' and eminent 
politicians at leisure, and our starved science 
find scone and resources adequate to its gigan- 
tic needs? Will our universities, our teaching, 
our national training, our public services, gain 
a new health from the reviving vigour of the 
national brain? 

"Or is ail this a mere wild hope, and shall 
we, after perhaps some small flutterings of ef- 
fort, the foundation of some ridiculous little 
academy of literary buSybodies and hangers- 

on, IIIC pU1»ii«. I cv.tjgmnt-'H KJt tiiiw \)t «i>o«. o\j\irKr~ 

For years English women never ceased to 
be interested in the secret of Queenx, .Alex- 
andra's beauty, and even today they cannot 
c|inic coiriprcricrio I'lOw a wonioH wcn past vK) — 
counsel. .After a while he made a pencil one who has+iad her share of grief — can appear logical pretender or financial 'scientist,' and a 
memorandum, folded it, and sent it by the more youthful than many a woman of 40. It little polite jobbery with picture-buying, re- 
usher to the Queen's counsel in question, who, is said that her diet has much to do with this, lapse into lassitude and a contented acquies- 

Quccn .Alexandra never touches red meat. She cenee in the rivalry of Germany and the'Uaitcd 
eats only chicken, turkey, duck and game. The States for the Bioraly tRi^cWectual,«t«; " 
vegetables she has served to her are cabbage, leadership of the world?" 
spinach, peas and beans. She does not cat pud 

youf pain«? 

Proud Motorist— Liniment. 

"What made you so late?" 

"I met Jinks." . ,^ ^ 

"Well, that's no reason why you should be 
an hour late getting home to dinner." 

"I know; but I aaked him how he was feel- 
ing, aitd the lool insisted on telling me." 

been permitted. But the principle is that roy- 
alty must mate with royalty ; and as the num- 
ber of royal families iis extremely limited, it 
comes about that every prince and princess 
knows that his or her choice must be tnade 
from a small group of personages. Their 
choice is further restricted by the question of 

unfolding it foujid these words: "Patience 
Competition. Gold medal. Sir Henry Haw- 
kins. Honorable mention, Job.*' 

To eke out his salary the people of a small 
country church gave their pastor a number of 
gifts, among the presents being a new frock- 
coat for the pastor and a pretty bonnet for his 

On the following Sunday as they walked up 
the aisle in their new habiliments the choir 
inadvertently stniclc but with the voluntary, 
much to the discomfiture of the sensitive 
clergyman and his wife — 

"Who are these in bright array?" 
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"How is your daug|?ter getting on with 
her music?" 

"Well, it isn't proper for me to conipli- 
ment my own girl, l6ut several, of the neigh- 
rSnTforVhe Wood ro^^l Vs divided into tv^o bors have told me that they often stay awake 
opposite camp*— the Roman Catholics and the at night listening to her playing, so she must 
non-Roman Catholic*. In the eighteenth cen- be pretty good. ' 

ding or ))astry and for dessert has simply fruit 
cooked or uncooked and nuts and raisins. She 
is particularly fond of nuts and has been known 
to make an entire luncheon of almonds and 
walnuts dipped in salt. She eats toast rather* 
than bread and very little butter, but quantitic« 
of cream. ; ,. 

firr Majesty.. drinkft nothing- but -hcttMltt^ 
having given tip tea, coflfee, cocoa at>d;w|iB4l»j 
years ago. On this diet with a moden^ 
of exercise Queen Alexan4^||g|j{wj 
well a^nd preserves a gitP 
ure and wonderful soiti 


V^i^— Have y<w» 
hats you could !>«^^ili 
money you vc^ki 


buy aboiil 11^ 

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■wMAT. 99»r 9», xni 

Plains im" M®t®ip E^ad 

Western \Totor says: in no plac« on the 
continent of North America is the good roads 
cause making as rapid steps of advancement as 
it is in Canada, and in British Columbia in par- 
ticular. Within a short time it will be possible 
to motor from Vancouver over the mountains 
and on over the great Alberta country to the 
Great Lakes and from there on would be a 
choice of several routes to the Atlantic sea- 

It is the plan in Canada to have the work 
of highway construction under the direction of 
the provincial government, and secure the 
funds dh-ectly by ajipBBpwpation. T hc i fi i in adian 
government realizes the importance of building 
good highways and has been most generous in 
providing for that work. 

The good roans ]/r<.>jci;l vvhich iiic Crtnatiidi'iS 
are working on now is the trans-provincial 
highway from tlie Alberta border line to the 
Pacific seab(jarcl. This great work is really of 
inter-provincial character, and the governments 
of British Columbia and .\lberta working har- 
moniously and in conjunction toward the ulti- 
of a modern highway of the 

mate po.ssession 

rfivf^M-v'Hi tnnr \j(rithr\ii+ o f^feHiC IrOm 

■■"Calgary to Vancouver, and from Victoyia to 
Cape Scott. The road from Calgary to the 
CiMw '■, .W-i. ;ii!(l front the Crow's Nest to 
CrcsKni, wiili the exception of a gap of six 
miles between Kitchener and Goatfel, is already 
in daily use. 

LUi ■ Beytn ntntr-- at ^ -tfi e-^^^"e?^^tem cntl ftf-thts-Tiro — 
ise<i hip'hwav liipro t>; a\ro^f\v in f'vislenrp a 

road from \ aiicouver to Hope, a distance of loo 

miles. This with slight repairing, will soon he 
in goiid condition for traffic. From Hope to a 
point 23 miles east is another good road, built 
by the Royal Engineers in the early "sixties — 
the old vSappcrs and Miners' " road — and still 
in excellent condition with tlic exception ^lF a 
few short stretches. F.ngineers are now at work 
on the Xicola to Princeton stretch, and from 
Princeton to Cascade and on to Vernon, in the 
Okanagan, there are already good roads. En- 
gineers vvill soon be at work locating roads to 
connect Vernon with both Princeton and Trail, 
and this will then give the traveller an oppor- 
tunity to go through the fertile orchards of the 
Okanagan, or the busy mining camps of the 

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vt'iii mulct 

will uc 

1)1 lurcu- 

Trail. Preliminary work on die proposed steel 
structure is now being carried on by govern- 
ment engineers and it is expected that it will 
be completed early next year. A second bridge 
will span the Kooteney near Creston. 

Crossing the Columbia river at Trail the 
great highway will follow the Columbia as far 
as Sayward and then swing to tlie southward 
and follow the Pend d'Oreille river as far as the 
mouth of the Salmon, and then through the 
Bayonne country to near Kootenay Landing, 
where tlie new bridge wilf be built to connect 
\vith the road from Crow's Nest to Creston. 

From Creston. which is one of the finest 
fruit districts of the interior of Canada, the 
road is already cotnpleted to the Alberta line 
with the exception of the Kitchener-GoatfeWgap 
of six miles already referred to. The route is 
then through Fcriiic and Cranbrook and the 
famous Crow's Xcst Pass. From the provin- 
cial ijotindary to Calgary the road has already 
been completed by the Alberta government. 

With the completion of this great work it 
will be possible for the motorist to travel .^.ooo 
miles through one of the greatest scenic and 
farminf^ districts of the world in pa.ssing from 
\'ancouver to Alberta. Once reaching .Alberta, 
it will be possible to go on to the Atlantic, hav- 
ing a choice of several excellent routes. This 
will then make an ideal transcontinental high- 
way. ^ 

But it will even be possible to make a 
greater trip than this, for the Pacific Highway 
Association, organized by western good roads 
enthusiasts, has projected a 2.000 mile highway 
from Mexico to Vancouver, along the Pacific 
coast, and this connecting with the Canadian 
thoroughfare vvill make th^ route over 5,000 
miles in lenjs^th. 

Think what a grand trip it would be to 
motor from the Mexican border on the south, 
-through beautiful Southern California, now the 
Mecca of thousands of tourists annually, on 
through Northern California, then on through 
the Siskiyou mountains and fertile lands of 
Oregon into the scenic Puget Sound country. 
Then crossing the border line into Canada and 
touching at Vancouver and the awe-inspiring 
Rockies, go down into the great Alberta coun 

enjoy the less severe climate that his brother 
is favored with. 

It begins to look as though history will re- 
peat itself and that within the next few years 
we will see the restoration of the great trunk 
highways, and see them restored in such a man- 
ner that they will endure far longer than they 
did when they first made their appearance for 
pioneers of the west to reach their qew homes. 
Travel by motor car has all the charm of the 
old stage coach journey without its delays and 
inconveniences. It has a speed approaching 
that of the train, and without the restriction of 
route or schedule. The motorist can sUirl when 
he pleases, stop when he pleases, and go prac- 
tically where he pleases. 

But it is not only the modtorist who will be 

Ut^,yt^f,tf^A Kv eiirh irranrl trunk SVStemS. The 

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farmer, even the small one who cannot attord 
an automobile, or who does not even want one, 
will greatly benefit thereby. One of the biggest 
problems that the farmer has to coitsider is 
that of getting his crop to market. With poor 
roads it takes a great deal of time and power, 
and with ideal highways the expense would be 

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would nuuii be saved. 

It is just such arguments as these stated 
above that have moved the westerners on both 
sides of the Canadian-American line to road 
building activity. They have learned a lesson 
from European countries and they are now act- 
ively applying the principles tliey have derived. 
Aithougii it is a fact: thai there is less nccti 
for the good roads agitation in British Colum- 
bia than in any other part of the Pacific Coast, 
because their government has always been alive 
to their great value, it is true that the Cana- 
dians are redoubling their efforts and in .iddi- 
tion to their grand east and west grand trunk 
systems they are planning hundreds of miles 
of branch roads. 

There are bi*^ nrcects uiKler wav iti all 
sections of British Columbia. An imporian.t 
branch of the great trunk road is that which 
will connect this main highway with the Sheep 
Creek mining camp, by way of Sayward, Fruit- 
ville, Erie and Salmon. From the Sheep Creek 
road is another branch connecting with the 
bridge over the south fork of the ^Salmon river, 
six miles from Sheep Creek road. From Erick- 
son there is a wagon road connecting with Foit 
Hill, Idao. and the American road system. Con- 
necting with the trunk road at Cianbrook is the 
road from Golden through the Windermere val- 
ley. At a point on this road another road has 
been located which will cross the Alberta line 
and provide a highway between the famous val- 
ley and Banflf and Calgary. The Alberta section 
of this scenic drive has already been laid out by 
the Alberta government, in connection with the 
Canadian Pacific Railway. Nelson will be con- 
nected with the big road by means of the pre- 
sent wagon road to Bonnington Falls and a 
bridge spanning the Columbia river. 

The second largest project which the Cana- 
dians are now working on is the building of a 
road northward to the Alaska line. Present in- 
dications point to its ocmpletion within four 
years, and by the time when the Canadian Pa- 
cific liighway Association shall have completed 
its great project the two railways joining would 
make it p.o5-sible tu travel from far soixth in 
Mexico to the southern boundary of Alaska. 

Another road which will be built will be 
from the present terminus at Campbell river on 
Vancouver Lsland, to the northern end of Van- 
couver Island. This island has great things in 
^torc for the traveller, and when avenues are 
opened up for the enjoyment oi the .-.cenery, the 
region to the north of Victoria should be popu- 
lar with tourists. , v .• 1 
From Alberta to the New Island National 
park at Buttles^. Lake, another road will be con- 
structed This national park is one of the finest 
in the world and abounds in glaciers, snow- 
capped mountains and other scenic beauties. 
It is a great hunting and fishing district, and 
now enjoys an international reputation among 

On the mainland two roads are now under- 
way, one from Vancouver and Westminster ot 
the eastern boundary of British Columbia and 
the other from New Westminster to Hazelton 
on the Skcena river. 

When all these grand projects have been 
brou'rht to a successful completion, Canada will 
surely rival Europe in the matter of good roads, 
and be far ahead of the United States in that 
activity. Thousands of tourists will undouHt- 
edly be attracted to Canada yearly by the ideal 

offfice was conferred upon the A^ommou 

Crier. The office is not what one might ima- 
gine from the title--a sort of dignified bellman 

but is held by an ex-arniy officer, who is 

also mace-bearer and sergeant-at-arms of the 


More significant than all these is the deci- 
sion of the King and (Jueen that beyond his in- 
vestiture at Carnarvon Castle, the Prince of 
Wales shall take no «5»rt in any public func- 
tions until he is twenty-one years of age. Thax 
is a wise decision, and is only one of many signs 
that the new reign will exercise a restraining 
influence on society, which, in the reign of the 

Mm Aimeieinit Theinnie 

fession in Montreal. He, however, had large 
ideas, and preferred to6e in the centre of musi- 
late King, was given an impetus towards so- ^al doings, and thus embraced the first oppor 

The writer of the following, Mr. Sydney press your inquiries further or ask for the 

Dalton, a well-known music critic and teacher meaning of atmosphere in this sense, they will. 

of the piano in New York, is a Canadian, and, of coiirse, be unable to give a very lucid defin 
up to a few years ago, was engaged in his pro 




cial extravagance and pleasure which, if de 
sirable at the time, after the gloomy closing 
years of Queen Victoria's reign was not a 
thing to keep up always. The tastes of the 
present King and Queen are different from 
those of King Edward, and more in keeping, 
1 am convinced, with the present conscience 
of the nation. For all these reasons I heartily 
endorse Mr. Keir llardie's tribute to King 
George and Queen Mary. Writing in The 
Pioneer, a Labor journal published in his con- 
stituency of Mcrt'nyr Tydvii, the La'nor leader 
says : — 

"At least there is one person at Court in 
whom 1 have implicit faith — 1 mean the Queen. 
I confess to a weakness for that good lady, 
She is the only royal por.M'n ! have ever seen 
who Inoks lik(» a heallhv Imnian l)pint>' She is 
not of the wax doll or professional beauty 

V^r J^V>t «.^M.V iPAAVf AO CL AlCVil VIO VI It V- WKJttltXl:^ \J I v k « t u. <. 

in Scotland would be called a 'lionnie' woman. 
"Queen Mar^^'s features are those of a 
woman of capacity who in her time has had 
frequent occasion to assert herself, and has 
done so firmly and to some purpose. To see 
her, as I have done with licr children, and 
-trrrrotc -hcrhraTrr lauFh and the nprfrrrxmr^ 

tunitv for transferring the scenes of his labors 
to Gotham. Mr. Dalton, in the New Music 
Review, says : 

Not long ago an adverti.sement appeared 
in a musical journal to the effect that a west- 
ern conservatory of music wanted a teacher of 
piano, adding that an exponent of the Lesche- 
tizky or Alberto Jonas method vyas preferred. 
Having read it once, I re-read it to make sure 
I had made no mistake. Then laying down the 
paper, I 'wrapped my.self in thought, though, 
if my memory fails not, it was a rather warm 
day to wrap oneself in anything. My heart 
went out to those pupils of that western em- 
porium of music, and it grieved me to think 
that there is still something rotten in the state 
of Denmark (meaning the U. S. A.) that the 

it^CLl tJH.1 |>tt»^»*\-.; »»•. bl.»V_ *■•*■*-*- A<^ 4..*. 'lb.* 4. •.*,.■«.« —..*.*, 

Barnum was wont to say some pitying things, 
should still be catch'a'oic with ihc same old 
bait. ^ 

And now, by way of digression, let me re- 
cite a sad story: 

Once upon a time there was a pianist, a 

Spanish pianist, I believe, who discovered Am- 

-gLpiea^-r}-4he- course o f h is, p er egrin a tion s, a nd ,. 

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ijctwceii int)tiier 


o^^iiOj 10 

all the proof needed of her womanliness. It 
is not to be wondered at that she shows some- 
thing approaching contempt for the geegaws 
of society. If all counsellors fail King George, 
the Queen will not fail him. and it will be well 
for liiin if he gives warning ear to her coii,n- 

There is no doubt that Mr. Keir ?Ja-d:e is 
right. — J. F. W. in Toronto Globe. 
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".\ great many 

girls make themselves mis- 
erable because they create phantoms in their 
minds which, of course, quickly and surely lead 
to depression and morbidity. Take this girl's 
letter as an instance: 'My life is one lontr tor- 
ture because i feel that people di.siike me. 1 
have' everything else to make me happy, but 
1 can enjoy nothing because of thi> conviction 
of others' dislike. Can a girl like myself get 
a new point of view?' 

"Two common causes of such depression 
are apparently ruled out by the terms of this 
letter. One is ill-health, which often makes the 
mind so sen.sitive that words and acts that 
would usually pass unnoticed give sharp pain, 
just as the common sunshine hurt.s sore ayes. 
.Xnother is uncongenial companionship, which 
starves one's ideals like a famine and irritates 
erne's tastes like fever. 

"In this case the girl is made miserable, aji- 
parently, by a lack of affection, of recognition, 
of attracting the favoral)le attention of others. 
It is pretty safe to say that the fault is more 
largely with the girl than with the people she 
meets — at least, this is usually the case. What 
such, a girl needs is what scores of other girls 
like her need — an entire change of mental atti- 
tude. Her heaviness of spirit would be imme- 
diately enlightened if she could assure herself 
that people like her, in^stead of — as she feels 
now — that they dislike her. But she is not 
likely to get such assurance by waiting for it. 
She will never get it by sitting down witli a 
grieved expression. More likely than not, 
what she really needs is wholesome activity. 
First, let her make a silent declaration of her 
own independence — asserting to herself, when 
she is slighted, that she can get along very well 
by herself, reciting the brave lines, 'I am mas- 
ter of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.' 
Then let her set about the definite mission of 
increasing the happiness of others. Instead 
of waiting for social joys to come to her. let 
her carry them to her acquaintances. Let her 
busy herself in the service of her neighbors. 
Let' her say over and over the great words. 
"No't to be ministered unto, but to minister.' 
No point of view so surely carries with it 'the 
garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. " 
--The Girl's Own Paper and Woman's Maga- 

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try, and then on, either to the north or south, highways and many of them will come to stay, 
to the Atlantic ocean. t,^^ a^J t^i the railway tourist is waning with 

It would be impossible to realize the grand- 

eur of such a trip as it would be impossible to 
realize the lasting benefits that would accrue to 
the districts tributary to the great highway. 
What need would the. A rnericaa , tourist haye, 
of going to far-off Europe tb experience the 
joys of travelling through wonderful scenic 
regions with such a magnificent highway in his 
own country. 

These two great projected highways, the 

Thp Hav of the railway tourist is waning 
the coming of the automobile tourist. Canada 
has always reaped a rich harvest ffom the tra- 
veller in steam cars and is now preparing to 
make the most of his successor, the automobile 



LONDON, July 9.— King George and 

.... _ . Queen Mary are justifying the bright hopes ol 

one running north and south, and the other j^jj ^j^q have had even infrequent and slight op- 
east and west, would make it possible to travel portunitics of studying their characters. I have 
from the semi-tropics to the region of perpetual already mentioned some small matters in con- 
ice and snow, and from rolUng and fertile prai- nection with the coronation which point to new 

^ks ta..high,#nd rugg?4 mouQtain,s, And all j^^s at Court, and there a^fc^others that de- 

this comfortably within the short compass of a -erve to be mentioned. One was the sending or 

few days. tickets to a number of costermongcrs to witness 

What an easy matter it would be for the the royal procession from one of the stands, and 

resident of Southern Galifornia, during the hot the subsequent invitation to the men to have 

and tiresome summer montlis to travel north- lunch in one of the apartments at Buckmgham 

ward over an tde»1 higliway to the cool Puget Palace. Another was the King's command that 

Soand region, or if he has plenty of time at the Common Crier of the City of London 

hia disposal, journey <m acroaa the border into should propose the only toast other than the 

O^ida and upov^r the mputttains to Alberta, loyal one at the Guildhall luncheon when the 

And what An eaiy itiatter it would be for the King and Queen were th«re last week. 

MbvXA fruit WoWcr during the cold winter It in ten ycara aiAce a aitnilat: honor---«nd jt 

^^> to ibuW*#«»w«4 ^<* ^ » *»«"« ia rtitfdedSw * l^ttottr ba^l^^ the 

With much trouble the burglar had effected 
an entrance into the trust company's office. As 
he approached the big s»ic he was confronted 
by this sign: 

Save Your Dynamite. 

This Safe is not Locked. 

Turn Knob and Open. 

""I don't knoXv what their liftle^-ga me ts," 
he said, "but I'll just see if it really is un- 

He grasped the knob and gave it a turn. 

Whereupon he received an electric shock 
that nearly floored hnn, an electric bell rang disdainfully of the presently ^Jpteil^'^ 
loudly, the office became flooded with light, a and we realize that we h^ve «pn?f 
door in the wall flew open, and a big dog sprang American-taught arcl^«fi|8. J&Wtt 
at him. - in our colleges had ^'l^iftdy; "*^"* 

"Darn my fool hide!" he exclaimed an hour versities a few yefttfi " 
later, as the door of a cell in the police station applications Wij^t 
cldsed on him ; "I know what's the matter with *■ 
me! I'm too trusting !"--Chicago Tribune. 
, ■ — 

r;niifr rani-yiui'^ llu' [ilace,. luiUg' OUt hiS shmgle 
in a northern city on the Great Lakes (or one 
of them) as a purveyor of knowledge on the 
subject of playing the piano. Being a man 
who, by all reports, knew his business, he was 
successful ; and in order to convey a sense of 
the reputation he enjoyed far and near it is 
only necessary to remark that in a northerly 
direction his fame spread as far as the middle 
(II tne laKe. mil (Hii bpiiiiisii pictni.-'L .-Muicrcu 
under a terrible disadvantage, to wit: the city 
in Avhich his shingle was wafted to and fro by 
the lake breezes was witliin the geographical 
boundaries of the L'nited States of America. 
To the mere layman who is not ati fait in mat- 
ters musical that may not seem to be a crush- 
ing indictment, but to those who know, it par- 
takes of the qualities of the tragic. 

what most other teachers have observed, that 
the great .American music metropolis is Berlin, 
lie must have trained numcrotis school girls; 
guiding them up the steep and rugged path un- 
til they had achieved that giddy pianist height 
that enabled them to cope with the difficulties 
of Moszkowski's "Serenade" and a Mendels 
sohn "Song \Vithf)Ut Words." ^^"hereupon the 
art of a fair performer having unloosed the se- 
cretion of the maternal lachrymal gland and 
the strings of the paternal pocketbook, she tri- 
umphantly proclaimed that she was going to 
(^.ermany to "finish"' — whatever that means. 
.•\nd so the Spanish pianist found that he sel- 
dom got beyond the Moszpwski '"Serenade" 
and the Mende!s.-?ohn "Song \\'ithout Words," 
and he doubtless observed that few of his pu- 
jiils disseminated them.selves over the land- 
scape advertising themselves as having ob- 
tained their skill throngh his teaching, but 
preferred tc j^o to Kutupf, if it wci'c only ior 
a few months, in order that they might re- 
turn to the F'5arnum public with the distinction 
of having studied with leschetizky or Schar- 
wenka or another of the more or less great 
European teachers, whereupon the Spaniard- 
on-the-Circat-Lakes became commendably 
wroth, and having asked himself why this was 
thusly, and not being able to answer his own 
question, he decided to shake the American 
sand from his shoes and take himself off to the 
American metropolis of music — Berlin. 

And now, behold ! in a few short years what 
great changes! He gets the "finishing" pupils 
— 'ino-st of them from America — and, what is of 
even greater moment, he demands and receives 
larger fees, and his pupils gladly advertise 
themselves as having studied with him, and 
(■crowning glory of a long career!) a we.^^tern 
conservatory advertises for a teacher who has 
mastered the Alberto Jonas "method." (Inci- 
dentally, in case Mr. Jonas is not aware of the 
fact that he has an only-genuine, original and 
patented "method" he will be interested to 
learn that the aforementioned western music 
emporium has discovered it for him.) 

This same story, with a mere change of lo- 
cality, might with equal applicability be told 
of Godowsky or Bauermeister or Scharwenka 
and others, , 

1» It livjt «t vjC'tt^ar^aMA -wi:^»a»wi»j— ♦ - -jw^x^wo- «».- aavrt.- 

beat vaudeville all to pieces? And do not the 
disinterested observers have quite t^ie time of 
their life following the vagaries and ludicrous 
situations of the play? 

Music is probably "^ the lait'oflhe 4Ks in 
which Americans fail to stand on their own 
merits and abide by their own judgments. For- 
merly painters and architects haa to study in 
Paris. Now many of our painters sp*(|c>; 

itie.s, but the old war horse has done duty for 
several generations, so they use it without 
questioning its applicability. Judging by re- 
sults, "atmosphere" for most of them consists 
in the ability to sit at a piano on the "top floor 
back' 'in a German pension for many hours 
each day. It has not necessarily taught them 
how to analyze the form of the Bethoven 
Sonata they play, nor has it given them the 
ability to harmonize a simple melody^ at or 
away from the instrument, and a sad number 
of them do not know the difference between a 
two-part song form and the exposition of a 

To make an abrupt modulation back to our 
main tiieme, does it not seem a reasonable sup- 
positiui; that Mr. .Alberto Jonas knew about as 
much iihout playing and teaching the piano a 
few year? ago when he was in .America as jle 
does now while residing in Berlin? And yet a 
few years ago did we hear of any western in- 
stitution for the f'^ste^inp; of incipient musi- 
cal genius adygj:tig,ia£ja£^sa^^xponent of the 

r i( ..1- - jna auKmu a m m i iiiii i iM w i iit: 

Personally, T arh not' pessihiistic, No doubt 
things will, right themselves in time, but it is 
a subject that is particularly inviting to "big 
stick" treatment at present. And then again 
(this should strongly appeal to our national 
spirit) think of all the money those European 

tctwli Arc ar» mciL-iinv rMif of V>iit"~TuTnit<; ^ W 

I M 


iween inc. migratory music stuuents anu tn«^'" 
"international alliances" (is it not a truly maj- 
estic term for a plain business transaction?) 
no wonder our monetary system is in a bad 
way. One can only hope that the western in- 
stitution, for example, which is installing the 
Jonas "method" will thereby assist in this 
great missionary work of keeping the Ameri- 
can music student where he belongs — usually 
at home on the farm. 




The men wdio, in the service of the Trinity 
House, man the lightships around our coast, 
are a few of those who still remain the simple, 
hardy men-- who used to man our barks and 
schooners. 'I iic liiajuiiLy ul lilciil liiVc uccu 
born and bred within the hail of the salt spray, 
and have passed their lives exposed to the buf- 
fetings of the sea in all its moods. 

Those who see the lights twinkling across 
the placid summer sea are apt to think of the 
life of a lightshipman as an ideal existence, 
but the men can tell a different tale. During 
the winter months, when the wind roars and 
the seas break in mountains upon the shore, 
their solitary home lies straining at her cables 
and washed continually by great waves from 
which there is no escape, and when the black- 
ness of night or the heavy pall of fog descends 
upon the waters, the stout boats are cut off 
from all sight and sound of land and are in con- 
tinual danger. The risk of collision at sea, 
ever between ship.s which are free to move, is 
very- great, but anchored as the lightship is in 
the fairway of all passing shipping, the crew 
can only rely upon their warnings to keep 
other craft from them. 

Science has reached these vessels, and to 
some extent, alleviated solitariness. The mod- 
ern lightship is fitted with wireless telegraphy, 
and it is one of the most incongruous sights 
to see a horny-handed sailorman, who is un- 
familiar with the appliances which have been 
called into being in all great centres, tapping 
off messages on a Marconi despatches and re- 
ceiving replies through the space which inter- 
venes between his floating home and the shore. 
The submarine signal bell, another device 
which aids the lightship in her duties, helps to 
add both to her own safety and that of passing 
ships which are fitted with the necessary ap- 
paratus for detecting the warning strokes of 
the bell beneath the waves. — Charles L. Clarke 
in The Boy's Own Paper. 

O ; 


Generally speaking, to be well balanced Is 
to be happy. Lack of balance is responsible 
for many of the mistakes and miseries of life, 
Trifles loom large on the horizon of the ill- 
balanced person, and day after day is spent in 
a continual struggle with ills that could have 
been averted by a little thought and fores^ht^j 
An imagination whic'h is beyond the bott|»i$Ki 
of control, and wrong methods of tynl^iWiu.t^ 
responsible for defective balance, 'Tftl|] 
who is logical, who thinks wisely 
fully, who is capable of seeing the^, 
son s point of view, is usuall;^ •^** 
well->alanced tcm|»|y|« 
tional side oflStei f****^ 
expense of the i«it« 
do«tihat<$ ^y^r^ 



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Old Man from Missouri (viewing aeroplane 
for the first time) : "Hoty smokes 1 if that ain't 
the queerest lookin' bajloon I ever seen," 

Young Man (also from Missouri) : "BaU 
loon? That atiit' no ballcton; that'a parceta 
goin* by thia lifi |rii«V^ tet^aff/VJttdfik 

America, but noW ^*; 
a post-graduate col 
can college. B«jit" 
different matleir^ 
stance, in New 
unwise ei 
cnts upoii.l 
should ask a^j 
.for thejr / "^ 


■wter. Mr Mk ml 





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"Shall we cut for partners; fur tomorrow?" 
said Andy Dowd? 

"High wins," was my reply. 

Andy cut a king, and 1 turned u[) a seven- 

"I win," says Andy, "and I'll just pick 
Bob Slagle." 

"That leaves me 'The Runt,'" was niy re- 
sponse; "and just to make it interesting-, I'll 
bet you that 'The Kunl' and 1 will get more 
birds than you and Bub." 

"What chance?" says Atidy, 

"liob's never shut California t|uail,'" was 

m^ arinvvcr, ana i«», >...» i....^ ....>....- 

the winj^ than the Indiana birds he's Ijccu in 
the habit of shooting. I j^t^"'- y^U Bob's u 
{rood shot, and he ought to be able to stand the 
poinp. By the way, is he afraid of snakes.''" 

"I don't know." says Andy; "were you 
thinkincf of stjrinKinj.' any on him tomorrow?" 

"Well, the chaparral's full of 'em--you 
QMorjir in irnnvv that — Hiicl a ijieen nEtiu is apt 
to boh when he hears *em 'begin to sing. Now 
•The Runt' isn't quite as good a shot as Bob, 
'hut he's snake-broke, and warranted not to 
shy at rattlers. You'd better have your man 
on tlie carpet, and find out how much of a 
snake-charmer he is." 
— — !'- O h-l- I - g ue ss he'll . be a bl e to hold his own 

amono" the reptiles." sa'y.s AridK'. "A ^ 
strapping centre-rush like Bob wiU" plow 
through any interference like that without any 
dodging. What are we niaking^ it, the !ict?" 
he says, 

■"Well, we'll make it tlie supper.s at the 
hotel," said I. 

"And the i)rice ol tlie shells l(jr the day," 
said Andy; "always the price of the shrlls." 

"All right. .\ii(ly." 1 rejoined; "and don't 
forget to coach Bob about always punting 
when he butts into one of tlio^r bit; tiers. ' 

"I'll give him the of-lice." remarked Andy, 
he he walked avvav. 

loped up to the wag(ui was, "I believe I'm l)it 
in a million places I" 

^\'hen we got him calmed down, he told us 
all about it. "1 was running through the cac- 
tus," says he, "and all of a .sudden 1 heanl a 
sizzing right ahead of me that sounded like 
the little saw in a planing-mill. 1 hauled up 
and there was a rattle-snake coiled up just 
licking up all kinds of red air and looking hun- 
gry for a bit out of ihe white meat. 1 blew 
him awav into the cactus, and sli])ped in an- 
other shell and ualloped on after those quail, 
and all of a siTadea I came to a little place 
wdiere three paths crossed, and dad-burn me 
if there wasn't a snake on two of those paths, 
and as I turned to come back 1 heard one start 
Ins rattle on the right, -and then another one, 
and as I broke into the one path that seemed 
to be empty, up goes another head and, Siz/. ! 
sizzz ! sizzeee ! there sits my bucgo, madder'n 
a nest- of hornets, and just licking his chops at 
the prospect of easy pickings. But I fooled 
them all. I just huidlcil the whole push and 
started qxtt to make a tottchrdQwn h ?re ?^t the 
rig, and i want to tell you Fvc made k through 
the toughest interference that was ever put up 
against a man in the whole history of touch- 

"Why, there must have been eight million 
tackles between here and where I started to 
buck the line, and every one was an able- 

along some gorsc-;;rovvn banks, where a wood- 
C(jck"or two as often to be found. Soon a 
rather wild spaniel put up a brace of woodcock 
where the angle of two banks was overgrown 
with thorn lui.-hes and brambles; but tliey 
were rather far — at least, that was my excuse, 
for 1 mi.-^.sed them with l)oth barrels. By the 
time we had worked luick to the lower cud of 
the din"-Ie several more woodcock had been 
bagged "and many others seen, often affording 
most difficult shots, and barely giving a 
chance, so dense was the covert through which 
thev fitted, of queer overgrown thorn bushes" 
straggling in places along the oh], neglected 
l)anks; Init. though we luid nt)t bagyed the 
dozen woodcock we had hojjed for. the ral)l)its 
and ohl cock pheasants iiad given n.^ cai)iuii 
fun. and it was ciieering to see how many hens 
were left to bring up sturdy broods for ne.\t 

I- ,, „ ,t --, -i 

We were due to dri\e about twenty 


from San Diego southeast into the foot-hill 
ccniutry of California, there to meet a ranch- 
owner friend of .Xndy's. who had reported 
thousands o\ (puiil around liis place. Cali- 
fornia quail do not run in the ordinary bevies 
of from a dozen to thirty Idrds or so, like the 
true ")>ob-whites" ->f the Middle. Southern 
and F.astern States, but tliey arc found in 
great dri)\-cs of froni seventy-five to three it 
four hundred birds. They rarel\ Ik/ (U'cently 
to a dog. but prefer to' trust to their legs to 
get away, although they are remarkablv swift 
(ui the wing, and possessed of great vitality. 
They go through the air like bullets, and the 
quail-shooter from "the States"' has some new 
wrinkles to learn when he first commences to 
shoot the California birds. 

They are very partial to the thickest cover 
they can find, and the tiiickest cover next to 
the' hair on a dog's back is the chapparral of 
Southern California and Mexico. It is mainly 
com])osed of cactus of various varieties, brani 
ble.s and thorny shrub-, with sonu-- hare spots 
here and there, and vvlicre we were going, ra- 
vines and gullies running through it, making 
the traveling something awful. We ilid n^t 
take any dogs, as a dog would not be able t'> 
staiul the cover ludess he was suitably attired 
in a complete casing of ' boiler-iron, and any- 
way, these f|uail will not lie to a dog once in 
fifty times in such cover as we were going into. 

'J'he approved method of hunting California 
quail in such a tangle is to flush a flock, and 
that mean.s -getting up a couple of hundred 
birds, and then running after them as soon as 
they have lit. and then chasing them up again. 
and at last scattering them all arouu<l in the 
chaparrel. and then you car go around, kick 
them up one and two at a time, and get good 

The morning of the next ilay foimd u-^ in 
the cover, and we soon found a drove of ([uail 
that must have had three hundred Idrds in 
it. We had unhitched the horses in the valley. 
and left the cook there with instructions to 
have dinner for us at two o'clock. Fifty yards 
up the hill we ran into the (piail. and away 
they went into the chaparral. We were scat- 
tered out about forty yards apart, and as we 
went up the hill. Andy and Bob were on the 
right, and "The Runt" and 1 on the left. "The 
Runt." by the bye, was six feet six inches in 
his stocking feet, and so thin that he could go 
through prettv near the same space that a 
saake comd sup pa&i lU. wc an luij^cu antcm, 
and finally got the birds up again, and a big 
biHich of tiiem shied over towards where .Andy 
and Bob were going, and .\ndy called and said 
they would go after that lot. and for us to fol- 
low the others. -i 

So we divided forces, and after that "The 
Runt" and I flushed our bimch twice more 
and got them scattered, and began to shoot. 
"The Runt" killed two rattlc-snakcs and 1 
killed ctne on the hill where we were shooting, 
and after about three hours tranipuig and 
shooting we had all the birds we cared to take 
down, So we went back to the horses, and in 
about half an hour in comes Andv. and the 
first thing hc^Sys i.s "Where's Bob':^" 

And while he was telling about gettmg 
separated from Bob, here conies the ccntre- 
rosh out from the thickest part of the chapar- 
ral, on the dead jump, and his clothes were 
hanging in threads from him. His hands, pro- 
tected by stout gloves, were not scratched, but 
everywhere cHt, from his head to his heels, he 
was crias-crossed in every direction like a hot 
waffle. I never saw a man so everlastingly 
•cratdied up in my life. He wa.s as pale as a 
gliQtt, and the fir»t thing be satd when he 

bodied cactus t>uaii vrttn eicveri 
stickers reaching into me trom all the points of 
the compass. Every time T tried to round the 
ends, something„else,^rabbed me, and by the 
time I had made forty yards my duds were in 
ribbons. I held on to my gun and dodged all 
that I could see coming straight for me, but 
the air was full of half-backs, wdiolc-backs. 
quarter-backs and draw-lnicks. and I liegan 
t" think I was running throUgh a procession of 
buzz-saws and wild-cats. 

"l''inally I could sec a little daylight ahead 
here, and I put in my l) licks to get out, 
and here 1 am. But no more California rattle- 
snake (piail-shoiUing for your I'ncle h^ob. Give 
uu- a cpiiet little old Indiana corn-field, where 
the .-iiakcs are all liedded down for the winter, 
and a black-berrv^ patch is the worst you can 
expect in the traveling." 

-Andy eyed his partner in disgust. 

"Mow many birds did you get?" saj's he. 

"Uirds!" says Bob. "'riiat snake I got was 
a l)ird all right, but I didn't stop to pick him 

"A'ou must a-got rattleil. says Andy. 

"Rattled!" says Bob, wiping his scratched 
no>r with a clean handkerchief, "I guess I 
W AS 'rattled." W e'll let it go at that.'"' 

— r'rnest IVlcGaffey. 


To lovers of a mixed bag. obtained by hard 
work in charming country and a soft climate, 
there are few more attractive localities than 
the dingles of South Wales and the moors be- 
tween, especially those along the border line 
between Plnglis'h and Welsh rembroke.-hirc. 
Besides its beauty and sporting attractions, 
the historic interest attached to this old-world 
cm*ner of Wales is considerable. For several 
days I had been having good sport with the 
-nij'C on some favorite bogs, where one may 
generally get froni two to fi\'c couple in the 
m.uning, according to whether and shooting, 
ami if there is a touch of frost a duck or two 
as well, when it was decided that three of u.s 
siiould shoot a narrow, well-wooded glen, full 
of snug lying for woodcock, and wheu- the .. 
hounds, when they come. seUhun draw with- 
(.'ut finding a fox. It was a grand morning, 
with a suspicion of frost in the air, and the 
hist day for pheasants, February i. i';io. when 
wc started, with a pixcd pack of Sealyham ter- 
riers and spaniel."^, to hunt for woodcock 
amongst the russet fern and rhododendron 
bushes which clothed the sides of the glen near 
its brook's junction with the Clyddau river, and 
here and there the tiny stream below us w'.'.s 
completely -screened by patches of golden 
gorse tangled with red bramble leaves. The 
guns had hardly got to their places — one high 
u]) on either side and one near the stream be- 
low — when with cheery cries of "High cock!" 
the I)eaters and the pack set to work with a 
will. Almost at once a woodcock was flu.shed, 
and the shout of "'Cock forward!" from llu 
stcntorian-voiceil keeped caused a flock of 
«\^.r«.|-.i>u f.> clear ra'-idlv out of the w.**^d*^ 
ahead, where they were busy with the beech 
mast, add the brown bird to flit away througli 
the branches of sojue willows, badly missed, 
and to disappear ami(Ut murmurs of disgu.'-t 
far up the dingle. 

.\s we reached a more open bit of ground, 
where moss and lichen-covered rocks peej)ed 
out here and there amongst the bracken, with 
a deal of fuss a cock pheasant, radiant in win- 
ter plummage, rose, and a.s he dashed off be- 
tween two ash trees w-as neatly killed by the 
lady of the party, and started the bag. The 
fun with the rabbits now became general as 
they were turned out of the thick covert be- 
low, ttybe killed or missed as they sK)Ught"«>the 
safety of their holes in the bank above. Soon 
two Woodcock were flushed, and dashed, as 
they ah\»ys do here, along the stream ; but 
only one fell to a second barrel, to be eventual- 
ly retrieved from a dense and thorny thicket. 
When we had reached "the top of the glen. 
where the stream which flows through it 
comes bahbling down from a wild, desolate bit 
of moorland above, not many miles from Fref- 
gam Owain, where the great Welsh hero. 
Owen Glyndwr, was born, we decided to work 

ground often, screened by the low-growing 
branches of the spruce firs. 

.Aftei lunch 1 set out along to try for 
snipe : so, leaving the beautiful old Welsh man- 
sion where I was a guest, I turned my back on 
the river — here bowered in rhododendrons and 
gigantic laurels intertwined with toucheiJt of 
\VcIsh brambles— and breasted the hill, mak- 
ing for my favorite snipe moor, Passing the 
neat white buildings of the home farm, I soon 
reached a long stretch of boggy moorland, and 
began by bagging a couple of green plover, 
wlulst the rest of the flock flapped round with 
plaintive cries as they circled higher and high- 
er. I may here remark that these birds pro- 
l)erlv cooked wdth an onion inside are very 
goiKl eaun^. vv ticii i iican-u lik. \.\,ni.. s- vyi »...^ 
nuirsh 1 kept very alert, knowing that on a 
windy day thi.s was a favorite refuge for snipe, 
as the coarse marsh grass here grows high. 1 
was rewarded by killing a couple, and as 1 
pickeil up tlie second bird 1 heard another rise 
,,n niv right, ami turned just quick enough to 
drop huu with a charge of No._3 shot. Tic fell 

„ k;,^ ba;'.k "Uardcd b"^ hnr'ncd wirp (jii 

top, and as I was negotiating the obstacle an 
Mid cock pheasant rose out of some bracken 
fringing the bank. I was just able to get a 
fairly good footing and shove my gvm up in 
time' t() i)revent the old fellow disappearing 
behind a great gorse-topped bank by a very 
- -h-tr-lrv-ynaT i ' sho t : w ld-eh— l>r-etvgl^^him— tQ-ba^^ 

xjdiAUin£ laaC /Trcu* 

Sportsman s Calendar 

4.V 1 1 V . 

«v.. iTr\rcr»t-\fic h/» Inolrpd ns the p'leams of 

-■J p5^-0 

Shooting in India : Native — 

the wdntry sun rested on him as he lay amongst 
the gold-brown fern. Eventually I picked up 
the snipe as well, and by the time I left off 
shooting had made u]) the big of snipe during 
my few days' visit to thirty-.seveu, and I know- 
it ought to' have been nmch bigger. Ruminat- 
ing thus. 1 completed a delightful day by 
stumbling <>n to a covey of partridges, which with a most disconcerting whir at my 
feet from the heather as 1 neared home at 
dusk. — Homeless. 

* LOCH. 

— and Imported 

(".. [■■,. Ilyde-Cates. of Sadra, liulia. is 
(UU- Ml' tin- new arrival.-, i)romised for \ ati- 
ciuvcr I -laud, wh" is an all-round sports- 1 li- experiences in shooting cover a 
tinruber of years in India atid elsewhere, 
and he is iho uwner of .-i nuni'Der >>i very 
fine sun dogs. Mr. Ilyde-Calcs hope.-- to 
settle .somewhere in the Cowichan Valley. 
He lia'^ ;tlM> been engaged in pMultry-rais- 
ing anil horse-breeding. The i;hotographs 
herewith shown are also his worlc, as he i- 
a photographer uf merit. 

season. Thc.-c wild \\ td-h birds take a lot of 
.•>topi)ing, and as they dash down some lonely 
glen remind one of their Himalayan cousins, 
the liupcyan pheasants, in their habits, and 
some of them struck me as being the heaviest 
birds I had ever handled. 

Looking away along the l)roa(lcr valley of 
the Clyddau. where it flows between sweetly 
scented gorse ijank.-. often guarded by silent, 
grey sentinels of rock, wdiich served in by- 
gr)n'e days to conceal ( )wen Glyndwr's men 

W»1VII tl\^ .-,»' .'liV-Il \.*.i.>.,^v» ....^ *..w. .... .. . 

service — for tradition has it that he often lived 
hard by at Wolf"s Castle, and died there, too — 
one was remiiuled of ideasant days spent in 
springtime catching the trout, so -iwcet at time, and •<>fw)tlier«> passed in-taking 
toll of the duck and snipe wdiich love its oc- 
casional fringes of marsh land. As wc worked 
home to lunch through the park the rabbits 
gave us some capital sport, especially near a 
grey stone bridge, wdiich spans a ])oul, wdiere 
salmon are sometimes to be found, for just be- 
yond it. from a tangle of willow and red dog- 
wood, the pack turned out several bunnies. 
some of which were killed as they dashed away 
anK)ngtitJ*i>* brrimblc-covered rocks and fallen 
trees beyond. The wiiodcock. however, which 
are .sometimes found here, were absent to<lay, 
and certainly, they have been much scarcer 
round here this year than usual, wdiere I have 
seen good bags made in a few hours, and what 
with few giuns and beaters, which to tny mind 
is much the pleasantcst way «jf shooting. 
Though I have not heard of their breeding 
much here, yet in the Uritish Isles, and espe- 
cially parts of Scotland, they do so more even 
than formerly, laying their four eggs on the 

It was early in .-Vugust when, free at last 
from the cares of work, we came once more to 
the -well-remembered loch in tlie oul-of-the- 
wav spot wdiere gillies are unknown, and 
where one can fish wdiere and how one likes, 
and does not have to bribe a hardy Scot to 
take one to the best beats. Our first day's 
fishing was not a success, but we got one good 
.-,ea trout after an exciting struggle. He was 
liookcd on a large red palmer quite near to the 
boar. From the first we knew he was a good 
fisli, ;is he went through some of the usual 
jun-qung performances directly he was hooked. 
Then he went oflF like a fiash straight away, 
and, after taking out about thirty yards of 
line, turned (ptickly and came heading back 
a^ain towards the boat. In his effort to keep 
the line tight the fisher reeled up hard, and, 
forgetting that a thwart was behind him. he 
tried to back, with a tragic result; he collapsed 
entirely, his legs went up in the air, and he 
sat, not on dry boards, but in about four inches 
of water wdiich our man-of-war contained in 

her hold. In this position he was, of course. 

heli)less, but he .stuck to his guns wdth true 

I'.ritish pluck, and wet though hi.s person was. 

he went on reeling in line till again he felt the 

fish. Then he had to give up his rod for a mo- 
ment, not because he wanted to. but because 

iieing rather stout, he could not get u]) wdth it 

in his hand. For a very .short space I held the 

rod, and terrible thoughts entered my mind as 

to what would happen to me if the fish escaped 

at that critical juncture; but all was well, once 

more he was on his legs, and, though looking 

rather inebriated, his hat on one side of his 

head and his face with a purple tinge, he soon 

had the fish safely in the net. a good sea trout 

weighing 2 J -2 lb. A few brown trout were 

bagged, too. and that was the result of out 

first day. 

Manv days of harrl fishmg followed, when 
our luc'K wa.s not of lite best ; still, at length wc 

had what we considered when starting out an ^ . 

ideal dav. The wind was fresh from the S.W., \ in fact, we knew very little of what was hap- 
and when we arrived at the loch the water was pening. Luckily he appeared to be firmly 

Trout, Salmon, Grilse, Bass, Char, 

One of the two best months for sea-trout 

fishing in the estuaries and inlets. 

„ * * » *•* , 

as the boat was rocking and I was in a good 
fish; furthermore, I could not make out the 
smallest rea.son for this injunction. "What's 
the matter?" 1 asked. "My dropper is in the 
seat of your l)reeches, that's all," and he start- 
ed operating verv near my person with his 
knife. What had'happened was this: the min- 
ute 1 had hooked my fish, my friend, seeing 
that it was a good one, reeled up and put his 
rod along in the boat, and while playing the 
fish 1 had hooked myself in the back fin or 

By the time I was released my fish w-as 
alongside and netted, and on being weighed 
turned the scale at over 3lb. This was a good 
start, and on we went with our beat. Our next 
adventure that day was one which, except for 
the fact that there were three of us in the boat 
to wdtness it. might be thought a fisherman's 
yarn, or in ordinary words a slight exaggera- 
tion of the actual facts. This is wdiat hap- 
pened: after we had been fishing for some 
two hours, one of my friends hooked a small 
sea trout 'of about 'ij<»lb. This fish, being 
])layed on a light loft. rod, had a good run 
straight away from the boat ; he then returned 
very fast, and passed, in spite of all the efforts 
of the gillie, under the boat, and thus behind 
the fisher. Having arrived there, the fish 
jumped and landed himself in the boat. The 
fisher, in hi.s anxiety to reel up and again get 
a tight line had not. for the time being, the 
smallest notion of him endeavoring to play his 
fish from one side of the boat while the poor 
beast was gasping at his feet, having jumped 
in behind his back, was too much for all of us, 
and we laughed till the tears ran down our 

The day eventually ended, and the last 
cast, made practically in the dark, brought 
luck to us. So dark was it that one of us put 
on a Mayfly, hoping that .some monster might 
possibly rise and take it. There was no result 
for the space of a quarter of an hour, and, in- 
deed, we were very tired and expected none, 
as it had turned cold and the water was a dead 
calm. However, just as we reached our land- 
ing stage and the keel of the boat touched the 
ground, a fish rose and was hooked on this 
never-to-'be-forgotten Mayfly. We had plenty 
of fun in landing that fish in the dark, as wc 
could not tell his size or his whereabouts, and. 

nicely broken, but not too rough, and we had 
an excellent time of it, though not without 
some adventures. We launched our frail craft, 
and in we jumped, the three of us as keen as 
mustard, for we knew that the conditions were 
good, and we wished to get quickly to work. 
The best beat on the loch was near our launch- 
ing place, and we began steadily and slowly to 
drVft down, watching each cast with feverish 
anxiety. Wc had not long to wait ; a 'boil in 
the water not far off showed where a fish was 
on the surface, and a large tail was next seen 
almost under the boat. 1 had been fishing 
with a fairly long^line, and qf course 
time to shorten up and make a light cast over 
the fish. "Put your flies over him, for heav- 
en's sake!" came from the other end of the 
boat; "Fm in a terrible mess." 

To the best pf my ability I obeyed, and went four or five yards of line and cast, 
all in some of the best loops I have ever seen, 
right over the fish. It was a desperate effort 
on my part, and I never hoped for any result ; 
but for some extraordinary reason the fish topk 
my tail fly. 1 was almost too astonished to do 
anything for a moment, but that moment was 
a short one, and I soon had the fish more or 
less under control. At this stage I heard my 
friend's reel at the other end of the boat aUrt 
running with some speed, and I th<mght h|i,Kj 
had got into another fish, and so he l>*§*r^^S 
kind ! Not having time to Ioq|iii||j|iiHiH 
was doing, 1 waa somewhat all| 
shouted out to me, "For ( 
still r Thb was not very 

hooked, and was soon brought to the boat and 
nettefl, turning out to be a brown trout of 2lb. 
Our bag at the end of the day was quite a nice 
one for, containing five sea trout, the 
largest weighing 3^:2 lb., and twelve brown 
trout. Carrying these, we stumbled homeward 
in the dark, weary, but content. — R.N.C.O. 


Eric — t .say. father, can whiskey speak? 

Papa — Net, my boy. WHiy? 
Eric — Oh, I heard another say the drink 
was beginning to tell on you. 

— . o — — 

Diner*"! say. waiter, what's the difference 
between "sherry" and "fine old sherry?" 

Waiter (confidently )-— Just the cobwebs on 
the outside of the bottle, sir?" 

o • • "■ -,■" * 

Mistress— Would you cire to hjkve ttus U«t 

seaswm's hat of mine, Mary? 
Mary— Oh, thank you w 1 

just the one my yoiitig:iW*tlJia 

■■ .*. ii iiiiiii^|| | iii aA w!' 


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MaUUVt 3v3!t 98» IttS 


CanadUns are very proud of T'rlvate 
Clifford of Toronto, wfto has won the 
King'8 Prize. 

There is a "*w hoKplttil at l>a(1y- 
emllh, which wats opened last week by 
Dr. Young, Minister of Kducatlon. 

There is a sugar workers" strike in 
Australia. This is t-nusing great in- 
convetiience lo planters and shippers 
not to speak of the workers ihem- 


The streets of the city of Valdea. 
Alaska, were, flooded on the 2nth nf 
July hy the sudden ineltlnK of the ula- 
^i»r Th« Koldlera helped tlit- citizens 
to protect their property. 



tAXtV. AMwrs mf B 

T Momaw 

Australia is one of lUe greai meat- 
produclnK countries of the world. The 
gr«at meat dealers of the Ignited State 
have opened bualnei^s houses in 
country and will take beef and mullor. 

.•.*.! .•«. 

Clavociuot a»"w*^U as to nearer parts 
of Vancouver Island. The men and 
women who are making homes in olewr- 
ing.s In the forest are doing more for 
this province than many people who 
imagine they are their superiors. 

T,. ^pHP of warnings there are many 

Three hundred years ago there was 
nobody In Kngland who d|d not know 
what a Morria dance was; every town. 
village and hamlet In the country had 
its band of MorrU-men. who used to 
play on the grton on hiKit days and 
hollduya and amuse the i>eoplo. Nowa-. 
days, the old and pretty custom oC 
Morris dancing Is kei>t up in a few re- 
mote imrt.« of our land, InU most peo- 
ple have forgotten what a Morris-man 
i.H like. It needs six men to dance a 
Morris— each of them wears a set of 
Utth^ bells on iM.- i'cet- 'l'»*- bells— 24 
in number— are slltched in on 
thoHKS of leatiier, i.nd these tliongs are 
fastened round the shin. Uing-a-rlng ko 
*j.j. K^jii- o- th" Moirls-men Iwlst and 
caper Tnd/rolic on the 8Vas«; the more 
wlldlv they dunce the merrier is the 
music that they make. They have lonp 
colored ribbons round their huts, which 
wave with every movement, and they 
curry in one hand u white streamer, 
which they flap as they Unp and bo^- 
., . . j,.ii«.v.tfin ulo-hl. and 
tt itj ,ti ">-•'»" 

allso. In each set ot 
.__ „•... « .>iinvT> unit a I 


bound up with our national life. 
airs to which th» nances are pertorm- 
ed are old Knglisli airs, and there Is a 
muKlc In llietn that makew the feet 
ilnglo to move them. And Lhe mea- 
sures tliemselvea. with their memories 
of the Queen of the May and Tiobln 
Hood and ht,s men, bring to mind all 
the romance which we have lost In 
th!.^ w.-rka.iay modorn v.-pr!d of ourx. 
Bui perlinps we shall in time put up 
May-poles nsrain. and choose our May 

MHnt and eharmins: customs fif Merry 
KhkIiuiiI. •'Someone, perhaps, will then 
try to surpass the feat of tlio most 
famriUH of all Morris-men. Kiinp. of 
Norwich, who lived In the Klorlous age 
of Queen lillzubeth. Keini) was hent 
on« proving that Morris ilancinB was 
the most delightful and the heaUhlest 
form of amusemoiit, and that It coiiM 
be kept up for a wonderfully long 
time. So. attended by' a pipor, and 
dret-.-ied In proper costume, wIlli hells 
Jliisllng jound his Icrh, he danced out 
of Norwich i>ne mornlns and took the 
road to l.niidon. "lle.wai^ nine days im 
his .stranKe Journeys, and lie danced ev- 
er.\- inch nf thp way'.t — -Children's lOit- 
ery 4iich of I'ne way I — Children's F.n- 

C.\ rlopiieiliH. 

rhe I light pUylng In faint blue llghU on en* possible In the ehort two week* Of 
' ... ». v,-«-t«^ i,i«h »f> iH » tr*w>. i my iilAy. 

At last ll<e Bii«nKll' "^ t"<^ little wan- ^ 


and. cominK to 

••Now, boys." Corr'a father had mM. gave 0411; ann. cuh.imr -- « j turning in hla jadtHc the last moment 
rough log hut Vsldc a >,aw, w here ; uef,,, f taking the trail, "look over th» 
the woodmen of another village m»ii»«- J ii^rd ev^ry day uiui drive In those that 
times used to work, they crept inside, ; are lamed or alcic and can't ke«p up 
curled up under some r..ugh. -warm 1 4vUh the others. And Sim't go out In 
si>cUlnB and fell fust asleep. Very. ' the boat If there's a wind In the BOUth, 
Y^..w tlrVd they were; and yet they were | pr a cloud In the .sky." VVHh that h« 
woiiderfully happy. Their dtar laileji^ad tickled his liurse with the quirt 
heads were full of pleasant Lhoushtw of ; and was olt, 

ult thi. Kood things they would bring; y,.^^. ^,^^ ^^^^^ j^^y ^^ were content 
to their father and mother when 'heyl ^j^i^ a.iveiiluies on layd. Con showed 
came home with the blue bird; and "is „.ip ,i,e great vulture, wliich hi» father 
they were »o luippy the blue bird came ] j^^j^^^j ^^^^^ j„ j,,^ mountains, and w|llch 
10 them In their dreams. ineasurod. from tip to tip of wli»<, fully 

It was exactly as their mother had pjg|,, fgp, m,,! ^iso the sklnoiof two 

ana turn. 

very amu.-»lnB 
I .— *>. 


A little boy and girl live<l In a cot- 
tage at the end of a village street in 
the ploftHftni lanci of l.orralne. Their 
mother and fafv- '•.■.e ..ut In the vil- 
lage buying sn; . i 

Ttio nre went .>iii in thf cottage, and 

described it In the fa^ry tale. A pretty 
little bird just about the .«iize of a king- 
fisher, with bright eye sand blue, shin- 
ing wings, cuine llutieriiiK into the hut 
and led Ihein to a beautiful pi'ue or 
happiness. There they were able to 
choose everything they wished, dh, the 
ihlnqs dreamed they look home 

w!Idi;als thui h- himself had secured. 

Then at his |)ro;)o.sul we entered upon 
H hunt--for v\ll4 plgt?. These were not 
native, but what had once been do- 
mestic animals allowed to run wlM, 
and now become common game In 
that rough section of country through 
the Sierra Santa Lucia. We returned 

with them! A new i>lpe and lota "'' .a dark without booty, and made new 
work and money for their fai her; a ^jj^j^^^ ^^^ ^j^^ next day as we sat by 

the roaring tire-place. 

"Tog-ther," siiid Cun, Tm sure we 

lovely and a briglll r^aucer-a" for 
their mother — tliey Knew she wanted a 
larger saucepan. I'ln- slie liad. been sav- 
ing up to buy oue. Then ilie lIltlB girl 
,._i. «nr-'>»<"»«<'<' «t- -lieaiii it'iil iloll wliicli 
oiiened and shut its eyes; and her 
biother chose a railway engine that 
went by Itself for <iulte ten yard.s when 
one wound up tlic spring. 

And of course they carried home as 
many sweets and cakes as they could 
hold In their pockets. It was just like 
bcmg at a mJr wlvirrr ♦.-vrythlng "v.'S" 
to be had without paying for It. They 

n.rBSt Rrcs 3n tne TT-.Titj'-" isS tMosis- j 
ands of dollars' worth of tltnber are 
being destroyed, T" almost every case 
surh a lire is due to someoae'9 careless- 
ness Lighted matches or cigarette 
ends are the c^n^^- of many a destruc- 
tive lire. 

hobby-liorse man. The clo\^ 
as- funnily as possible. >i" i'-^' ' 
costume Is now recjulred. He can black 
hlB face, or make It red. and put on 
any ridiculous garments. So long us ; 
h* has bells on his feet, ,1 lively sense ; 
of fun m his head, and a big bladder in , 
±i^ h am l , h p W ill ^!o well. The hooby- 

.1 .. .*,..-ji.i-«. •■ -i/./t- 

tha nhlldrun heca.n to feel vfrry lnnp\y 

arid unhappy. Kvcn thtstr tjoautllul lit- j couid not ifunB'n" 

tie pet, a kingfisher, that hung In a j ace of happiness than that 

large cage close to the tire, (,,1 ... •.--. 


l',ui. alas! at daybreta.^ the blue l>lrd 

having contracted for 165 miles of road 
east of Kamloop.«. 

The eastern section will cost $12,000.- 

At the launching of a new Japanese j qoq ^„^ ^nusi be finished by October, 
warship, the Hlrado, there was a very j jg,3_ i,-oiey, Welch and Stewart were 
pretty ceremony. As the cruiser slip- K,,^ contractors for 
Pf.^ ,>rr; .h<- wavs a basket was opened j pj^^jj^y 
Ind a htmdred white pigeons Hew Into j 
the air. The Anglo-Saxon custom^ at , ^J^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^ ^^^^_^ ^^^ ^^^^. ^^^^^ 

li.t.ttct with the city of Victoria fin- 

Is already at work. In this province 


(1 Trunk 

the launching "f a ship is to 
bottle of wine a.-, lli. name 

i.:aiiadi;ur Mineral Pavlnj 



driver, was_ 


Louis Strang, a famous 

killed near Mtlwa^ukee, 
This linu: Mr. Strang was 
not racing. While going riuletly along 
_a country road he turned his auto out 
tir- +-A- trs.-.k. ta let a fRrrn«r pass. 
^' ■ ■ ^f,g only five feet high. ! not seem to mind. -rney wii- ve.v ,,,vc... 

bank, which 
gave way, 

the car an^i « .1 

girls to be proud of. 

li Is to be hoped that all wli.» take, 
uj. high school work will determine to 
to their best. .Xevep let anyone per- 
suade you that you will not be the 
better for any subject you really un- 
derstand. Voii are old enough now to 
fec-1 that you are working at the high- 
t>St of tasks, ine nianinR or a no-^ • ■"=■ 
or woman. But If tlie successful can- 
didates can do this by taking up new 
.studies, the 68S boys and girls who 
have failed can, by accepting their de- 
feat cheerfully and grounding th«m- 
aelves more thoroughly in all their 
studies do just as good work. U is not 
always the pupil who can write the 
of any city. The work In.t j „„jsl correct answers who know.« the 

most. Make the most of the holidays 

that are left. ntr3 we r6««y v.-. .en -c:!'.-*. 

show what Is In you. 

OiOO UllltlJl »S >.31-"1-./ 

Key. His noble steed 'e 

.j^,jj.j5„r..vorJ{, With a slocKiii^; 



OUL Ol. 


ished by the end of the year. In iri-nv 
parts o' the city its big machines are 
at work, and already nearly a third of 
the thirty-tsvo miles of grading Is done. 
Then we shall have as line streets 

A days must be very hard, but the mm (',0 
m to mind, -fhey wii't 

VS'hen this 

ind the driver tell under j !1nd something else to do 

work Is over and stay in the city or 


Mr. W. G. Cameron is back from a 
delightful trip to Great Britain. He 
met there his ^ister. Mis.s Agnes Deans' 
Cameron, and his daughter and niece, , 
who are with her in London. , , , „. 

enjoved his visit to the old land H. tvans. to 
but Is pleased to be at home j country 

near it. f"i nn^st of the men have wives 
and children somewhere else. If they 
do not now live In Victoria. 

open.'* to 

and painted to represent a 

Naturally he do«><* not rUlo. but ^-e s 
,nto u large hole in the middle of Us 

hody, and dances a' ■ ^'■"^' '' =--'""» 

from his shoulder: 

The clown and r. y-"^'> "'""-« 

the spectators in Hk- intervals be- 
tween the dances. Their antics seem to 
be a vestige of the «n-cn'. pa-.iiomhne 
„„n of the Morris dance. In the old 
May games of the Moirls-meu al the 
,„aractera in the .ale of Uobin Wood 
were represented, Uobm Hood hlmselt 
and Maid Marian, Little .lohn and ,t rlar 
Tuck, and IhP clown and tlie hobby- 
jurse man used then to dance and 
plav together. There were also two 
other figures, with Whose _"'''7«,, ^* 
least we must be well acquainted. ih..>^ 
were Tom the X'U'er ana thr W"--. o- 
Sometimes Maid Marian took the 
Tom the Pipt^r 


.\ .■^.anW- j idife. Ilobert VV. Prlgmore, 
Mr. Cam- ( went out with his friend Attorney U. 

spend a holiday In the 
Mr. b:vans left camp for the 

8 rul i ll i n 'r 

"• ■ Thi, ;„«nv friends are quite i woods to look for a pantiier, and ih.nK- 

aga.n. and his manv f.u nds arc , ^^^^ ^^ ^^^^^ 

a. glad ,0 welcome him back. ] i";, ^Is friend was shot. Judge Prig- 

that there 

News from Japan shows 
i.s mudi uneasiness and Jealousy among 
the people of .lifferent nations who have 
interests in Manchuria. Russia and 
Japan are friends but are ready to 
take offence, and both would like. If 
no'jsible, to prevent other nations from j wa 

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more died before help could be got. 
Great grief is felt in Seattle at tiie loss 
,-,f a splendid citizen, and the papers 
blame his companion. It is not likely 
that anything that can iie said will add 
to the self-reproach of tlu> man who 
3 so rash as to kill his friend. It 
seems as If a man Is never old enough 

making friends ''''\"^^„^;^^^.gr,^,.', „nd | to learn that he no right to flre at any 

meantli-ne China is 

Is divided against itself. 

id)Ject he does not see distinctly. 

lost of wluKse 
subjects are hegroe.*? 
ever, many' United States 

towns. Tliere is a revolution go 

Havti is a republic, m 

There are, how- 
itlzens in 


We are tn have a nne exhibition tins 
year. The Vancouver Island Uevelop- 
menl is to show what Vancouv- 
er Island lan produce. 

There will he i 

The,-, nr- very an.'ci-us times in 
lin^Mand these The House of 
Lord passed amendments to the Veto 
Bill whlc;; would give that body even 
Kreater powers In the making of the 
laws that rule Great Britain than It 
has exercised fur hundreds of years. If 
, at all. and which would rob the Com- 
I mons ot louch of their power. Mr. 
{ABuuith -^nd his party intend to reject 
the amendments and return the WH to 
i the House of Lords. If he is not sure 
I It will be passed, the King will create 
; enough Liberal peers to pass it. It has 
i been known for a long tlm_e that this 
; would be done, and Lord Lansdowne in 
I the House of Lords and Mr. Balfour in 
j the House of Commons are ready to 
1 yield to what the lasl election made 
plain Is the wish of the majority. This 
Is not because they think no better plan 
than Mr. Asqulth has can be found. 
But a bad or defective law can be re- 
pealed when a new government replaces 
that In power. But a number of young 
when Mr. Asqulth arose the 


part of the Mav Queen, 
made music for the Morris dancers. He 
had, of course, a pipe, and he managed 
to play this with his left hand while 
he beat a tabour, or a li, tie drum with 
his right hand. The Queen of the 
Mav a.» we know, was the prettiest 
Klrl'ot the village, and she was chosen 
r,y lur comi>'<rnons to lead the festival 
«-,,e v'ore a coronet on her head, and 
carried llowers in her hand. She stood 
In the midst of the dancers, and In 
one of the closing scenes she was at- 
terrlbly tierce dragon, 
walked rather slowly, 
nf clolti stretched 

tacked by a 
v.hlch however. 
H v,-as made 

on laths, and the man mslde It had to 

This was where the 
used to dls- 

ing on there now.' 

boat,-^ are "oeing sent to pro,.,v, ...-. - | 
men and children and other peaceable 
,.Ml/.pn.s whose lives may be in danger, 
n is many years since this Island 
freed Itself from the Spanish rule. 

and American gun- j marble and coal, iron and «"'f' /"PP^J [ „,„pr day to explain his plans, made a 


The Trades and Labor Council at its 
b. res.olutinn ask- 

last meeting passeo 

Ing the Roverninent of Ottawa not to 
change the law so that more men can 
come over from the riilled States to 
help to build t;-.G railroads and other 
public works. It is said that there 
are now plenty of men in Canada if 
more than $J a day were paid for 
labor. This, with $« a week taken out 
M;;!d to be too little. 

tect the wo- I and silver, timber of many kinds, 
In every 

flowers. .Ml ihese win be displayed 
in the most tasteful way. Then we 
will see the manufactures and hundreds 
of pictures of scenery. 

Kach district will give an exhibit of 
what it can produce. All entries must 
be in by the 1st of September. We 
will hope for the finest of weather and 
expect the best sort of a good time. 

' members, 

w , . > i„ ,.„. great disturbance and the Speaker was 
variety to be found in ""^r , « ^^^ ^^^^^^ ,,.,,„„^, ,,, 

as well as fruit and plants and ^^oj^^^ ,,^^,^,,^a Us business. Mem- 
bers on both sides of the House think 
this behaviour was both wrong and 
foolish. It is feared that Mr. Asnufth 
will now be forced to advise the crea- 
tion of new peers, a meisure which '.v!!. 
give great offence and pain. 

Is called pre-empted land. That Is. 

land on which they mny sptttp by mak- 

While there is tremendous excite- } InK certain improvements each year 
ment in Hie parlian.ent at home It and living upon It for a stated time. 
neems as If there Is cause f<.r grave The maps now ready are of the north- 
anxiety abroad The war office has. s- j em districts, where the surve.vors have 
It is reported, the tieet In readiness for j been at work on the Grand Trunk and 
an emergency. The trouble in Morocco, j Great Northern railways 
where French, Spanish and 

The Ueclproclty Bill was passed by 
the United States Senate on July 'J-. 
The government is preparing maps ^^ ^^y^ needed the sanction oP the 
showing tho«e who want to settle i" president so far as the United States 
this province where the;*- will find whaljjy ^.j^pppmed— for list sestslon the act 

was passed by tne House of Kepre- 
sentatives. The President's consent 
would make the measure law If only 

Until lately 

the United States was concerned, und 
he has been one of the strongest ad- 
vocates of the bill. But AS this Is a 
treaty It tnust be passed by the Cana- 
dian Parliament before It goes into cf. 

Germans ! the greater number of people wi.o came f^^.^ xo one knows when this will be 

are threatening each other, Is. it Is l>e- | to Brltlsl 
lleved. the cause Of* the unusual pre- 
parations. We must remember, how- 
ever, that the reports are In great part 
guesses for those who direct the navy 
do not tell their plans. 

Columbia sought minerals 
or lumber. Now the land is wanted, 
and palna will l)e taken to encourage 
farmers to come. 

There are many college buy.s at work 
these surveys, which cannot be 


made except in summer. 

11 Is surely lmf)r)K.<<ible. that any- 
where In the world ( nn there be found 

There are 125,000 Hebrews In Canada- 
Many of these live In Montreal. These 

have determined to send a meintier to , „ 

Parllnment. and have chosen Peter Ber- I people so wicked as to plan to set tires 
„„■.„,. „« th»,ir e«nrtldate. This .seems ! In cities. Yet a man who Is head of 
"" " be necessary in ! the flre departments of the Slate of 11- 


a Dlty. It should not 
this country to choose members of par- linois believes that a gang of consptr 
It either for their race or for 1 ators have caused losses by flre In many 
If a Hebrew Is the best I cities amounting to ijillUoiis of dollars. 


their religion. 

man In a constituency, he should get 
the nomination, but not because he Is ^ 
Hebrew any more than because he Is 
French or Kngllsh, Irish or Scotch. 

Last Sunday there wa« aerlous dis- 
order on the streets of Victoria and 
the trouble was very unneeeasary. A 
numtMr of men. tyilongln? to the Indus- 
trial Workera of the World wanted to 
talk to their feUow workmen. A great 
crowd tailored to listen, and. as they 
were at th* corner of dovernment and 
T«tes atreet, tr»lllc wa« obstructed. The 

poUct«««B »«k»<» »>*•"» '" '"°^« ^ 
LAn«ley »tr««t. Th«y refuBed, and a 
number of peoffl* were arreated. it is 
v«ry fortoiiMeinftl *o «a* 'f*' «•«- 

*u«lr hart, 

Patrick W«lch ■«« J W. «t«w«rt, of 

jrB!i*»»» •«« A. Cr MMlMute of 

His statement Is not believed by the 
chief of police in Kansas City, where 
the 1 pftdquarters of these terrible peo- 
people are said to he. 

It Is certain enough, however, that 
there would be fewer fires If building 
regulations were stricter and p6op1e 
were more careful. The city of Ber- 
lin only lost $200,000 by flre last year. 
Victoria, wliich Is a small city In com- 
parison, lout many times that siim and 
the flre losses In Chicago amounted to 
15,000,000. " ■ . 

There Is great room for Improve- 
ment both In Canada and In the Un- 
ited States. 

done, or whether it will be done at all. 
The Conservatives of Canada are deter- 
mined that this parliament shall not 
pass the bill. They have resolved to 
prevent a vote being taken on th« 
measure and though there Is a largo 
Liberal majority they have the power to 
force Sir Wilfrid Laurler to hold a new 
election and find out whether the peo- 
ple of Canada really want reciprocity 
or not. 

Mr. Borden thinks th» otlt^r business 
of the country should be completed and 
that, after the census has been taken, 
and each province of Canada has the 
memoers it Is entitled to. the elections 
should be held. But Sir WUfrJd Laurler 
win not consent to this. The elections 
win be held, oji soon a» possible, prob- 
ably between September 20 and 26. So 
for the next two monilit there will he 
meetings all over Canada. Everything 
that can be said for or against the free 

The entrance r«»ultB are out, and 
boya and glrla vha havtfc pM«ed will 
be trying to get all the fpn .th<sy can 
before they taekle th« Hi«h School 
work. Ther« aro kit of titooe aucceae* 
ful pUlHIa. with MtM BtlKhl SDMth Ut 
ChUUWMk, ftt tboir h««d. Uum Xdlth 

crawl with care 

brave hubby-horse man 

llnguish himself, as. bearing down on 

the' ferocious Intruder, he killed it 

with a wooden swmd; 

There was r-!^='-'-'-' '->f exeliement about 
tt Morris dunce in those days— play- 
acting, music, fun. and the dancl-ng 
Itself' ■\nd the best of it was that 
,,ach village provided Us own amuse- 
ment The whole thInK' was performed 
hy the villagers, and all tlie girls and 
boya took part in it, dancing in set.-; 
behind the older Morris men. and sing- 
ing the songs ihat Tom the Piper 
plaved, Kngland. then was 'Merry 
lOngland"; A .Morris dance was often 
held while the young tmen wore prac- 
tising archery, and at ail holidays and 
weddings Kohln Hood »n,i his men 
would troop to the green, or, if It was 
cold or rainy, gather in .some hall or 
barn, and make pastime for ihemselve.s 
and their friends. 

In olden times it was me custom for 
the clown in the Morris dance aUvays 
to have his face blackened. .^tomo- 
all the chief danueisi ad sooty 
Thl.« was because the Morris 
were originally supposed to re- 
Moorlsh men— Morris being 
merely an old form of the world Moor- 
isl, The Spaniards learned the dance 
from the Moors, and Englishmen, it 
,H thought, learned It from the Span- 
lards in the reign of Kdward IH.. when 
John of Gaunt returned from (.'asttle. 
But It Is possible that the French 
were the first to bring the dance from 
Spain, and spread it through Kurope. 
However this may be, the Morris dance 
IH now as English a thing as anything 
In lOngland. H I*- perrormea in Mxt.,.,. 
villages, tin hamlets " In WorcesLen 
and In places In Lancashire. Norfolk, 
Gloucestershire and Northumberland. A 
few years ago a compagy of merry 
Morris-men danced before King Wn- 
ward at Alnwick Costle. From tbe«e 
villagers who have faithfully kept up 
the old traditions of Merry Kngland. 
many lads and lasses and little boys 
and girls are now busily learning the 
• teps and movements of the pretty old- 
fashioned dances. Only a month ago 
the young men srtd young ladles and 
children In a ftew village on the out- 
skirtB of London were seen dancing 
Morris after Morris In the corner of a 

Their Dream Come True at Home : They Found the Blue Bird in 

Their Humble Cottage 

attract them. It shook it.s pretty azure. 

wlngT? and cried to them, but ttiey did 

not notice it. 

They sal bro<i,iinK by the black hearth. 

But all at once the girl jumped up. 

and clapped her hands, and ran to the 


"1 know what we can do," she .said 

to her brother. "Let u» go and search 

for the blue bird. Then we shall all 

bp hopuy." 

"Tlie' Iduo bird'.'" snid the little boy 

doubtfully. "What blue bird'J' 

"Don't you remember'.'" .said his sis- 
ter, "the beautiful tale that mother 
told us last night, when father was so 
late in coming home?' 

"Yes' Vesl Now I remember," said 
her brother, and he, too, Jumped up 
merrily and ran to the door, and put 
his arm around his sister and peered 
,.ut. "It WHS a bird of happiness, 
wasnt it? It lives .somewhere in the 
forest mother said. We have only got 
to And it and bring it home, and then 
evervthlng will «o well." 

"And father," said the little girl, 
••will always have plenty of work to 
do, cutting down trees in the forest, 
and mother will be dressed like the 
princess in the story, and we shall be 
able to eat cakes and sweets all day 


"That's HI" said her brother. ' Let 
us go to nnd the lilue bird at once. We 
will bring It iiomo as a cnristmas pre- 
sent for daddy and mammy." 

So they put on their little wooden 



and the dream flew away, and the two 
children woke up feeling cold and 

•"Where is my doll'.'" .said the little 
girl, -'and the dress 1 got for luanimy?" 

"And the work for father? — and my 
steam engine?" said the little boy. 

For some time Ihey sat looking at 
each other very gloomily. 
the little girl sprang -up. 

"Perhaps tne blue "olid 
home for us;" 

Filled with joy at the thought, they 
ran through the forest; and on their 
way they met their -motlier and fatlier. 
who had been sadly searching for them 
all through the night. When they ar- 
rived home, there were the doll and 
the engine on the table, together with 
a new pip«, a saucepan, and a drcs.s for 
their moiiier. 

"And Jiave you got some more work 
to do'/" said the little girl to her 

•'Yes," he replied with a smile, "My 
old master met me, as I was buying 
those presents, and engaged me as 

"Then U wasn't a dream," said the 
little boy. "Hurrah! We have, found 
the blue bird of happiness after alU" 

"Tlien It must be somewhere In the 
house." said the little girl. "Where is 

can get that sea-otter; and his skin's 
worth a hundred tloUars. Pa says the 

dred apiece In the early days. They 
must have trapped 'em close, they're 
so scarce now." 

"When did you see him last?" 1 

'.'Twice week witli llic held gla.>is. 
— both times at low tide, out on ih.; 
'rarllieBt rocks, i wanted Fa to «'j •'••< 
wuii me but he said we couldn't get 
within rinc range, r'm i>rt^i.i,v b„.c .>o 
can. though, if we sneak up." 
".We'll try, anyway," I agreed. 
There followed the making of detail- 
ed plans for- the expedition, and the 
getting together of luncheon and am- 
munition to save every moment of to- 
iiiMrrow's time. We then went to bed. 

H rf onr i t — w a w fairly ligh t — U > e nax t , - 
l■,^,^,<■<t: wM-p. siandins' at the lup 

of i:,, .vlth the lield-glass, taking 

turns in searching among the rocks 
elsht hundred feet below for the niter. 
■■L(Ms not waste an, \- more time," said 
Con at last; "he's there, all right, if 
we cant see him, and 1 know, anyway, 
where he crawled out to eat ills fish." 
"Isn't tht) wind swinging around into 
the south?" 1 asked a little unecslly. 

"No, straight in the east; but hurry 
up or it may change before we can get 
started. That isn't cloud," he added, 
noting my glance at the sky, '-ifs only 
t'oK from the ocean. It always clears 
away In an hour or two." 

I mmi iliiiiel y upon his words Con 
look llu- rlMe and let! the way diown 
the path that ran to the foot of the 
precipice. It was a very steep and 
iiomewhat dangerous descent, but one 
I'hich my couHin was perfectly ac- 
customed. .\."« we neared the surf. Us 
heating against the perpendicular wall 
of rock grew louder and louder, and 
had become so great a roar by the time 
we hod reached the one little cove 
where a boat could be put out In safety. 
that it took a summoning of ra.y cour- 
age to embark unhesitatingly with my 
cousin Con. He, however, seemed to 
have no fears, and Immediately untied 
the boat from the ring In the rocks. 1 
took first turn at the oars, while Con 
sat In the bow with rifle held ready to 
nre at the otter even upon Its most un- 
esj>ected appearance. 

Although I was perfectly familiar 
with oars from much rowing in Mon- 
terey Bay, this zlg-zaging in and out 
among the rocks was new to me; and 
iseveral times I came dangerously near 
upsetting the boat. At last I allowed 
a wave to catch and hurl us against a 
rock with .such force that Con himself 
decided to row. • 

So thoroughly fnmiiiar was iie with 
the ebbs and swells that fie, flan 
through much narrower places thati I 
had dared attempt, and yet not once 
did he so much as scrape a rock. 

As we edged aw-ay from the baae of 
the bliff, the water became more open; 
and for a second time I was entrusted 
with the oars, hauling In among the 
rocks, or off from them, at Cons di- 
rection. In the open sea the waves ran 
high before a stiff breeze, which came 
precariously near to betnsr from the 
south. Here, however, 1 was perfectly 
at home. 

All the forenoon we plied In-a,n<I«ut 
among the rocks wainoulj la \»lng4« 
glimpse of the otter. Two or three 
times Con thought he had alght of Wm. 
but In each case it turned out to TDo 
hut the head of asea Hon. At noon Vo 
drifted while we lunched. ««n^>4bei» ' 
again resumed our eearch. 

(Continued iMXt fiund«MBr',/ ^ 

vam ORV soiv 

4 t^ «a«**««> 

Her mother smiled, and pointed to 
the kingfisher In a cage by the window 

which their mother had taken off near the Are. The bright Winter aun- 

inlerchange of natural product, be 

between Canada^and U.a U»|teA |!tate.f | «un»y fleld by^ .the , side "V * ,«'^J«" 
will be s*ld Artlclca will be written wood. They were clad in the l^c 

in the newspapers by the ablest writers 
In Canada.' And then the people will 
decide whether they w»ilt roclproclty 
with the United 8t4tef or hot. ThU 
(lue«tlon la the moat' Important that th# 
people of Canada hav* had to ^«cld« 
aince th« Nuttopal Volley w»a adopted 
at the election of October, lSi8. IMifly- 
tlireii y«»r» ft«o. If the Conservsttvea 
are li the inajorlty there will b* no 
rftotpi-ofilty trcnty. tf th« Ub*r«l« witi, 
ihtrt Win b* 9» '^•■XHT lit nwrryiiuf t|i« 
i«i«Mar». ^ 

wood. They were 

tureJique costumea of ancient times, 
and they aU wore belle on their feet. 
It was a far more delightful scene 
than anything to be seen In a stuffy 
theatre, and the merry dancers en- 
Joyed ihemeely'ea at their flrat Morria 
dancing ao wu^U that they kept H np 
for Ijoora. 'iht same thing h(H>j>«n# 
wherever thia flne old form of pastime 
la rc-i'lveil. It la so Jolly, ko Invigor- 
ating, that evtrybody likes It. What^ 
•ver wgg its origin, it has bsoonif in 
His «o«rM of MMtarMls a thdng ihtA. Is 


so that they should not go out in the 
cold and they wrapped their warm 
woollen murners round ;, their little 
necks, nnd put on their caps and coats, 
and went out boldly and merrily into 
the moonlit forest, 

"Ijo you know on which tree it lives?" 
said the little boy. 

"No, I "don't think mother told us," 
eald ills lUtle sister. "We must look 
on every tree we pass. When we catch 
a Bight of anything blue In the branches 
we can be sure that it Is the blue 
birtl." • - • ; 

Jt I« very tiring to walk t.hrough a 
forest and look carefully at every tree 
in It. It was exceedingly tiring for a 
boy of four years of age and a girl of 
six. Their ilttle necks at last began 
to ache with staring up Into the tow- 
ering trew, where the moonlight played 
on the f Posted brsnchea. Again and 
again tite girl cried out: 

"JUqok! There is something *J>je 
ghlnJhg there." 

And h»r llttlo brotlwr ctood ' gaSliMT 
wikb IMT. But It w«s only '<li« miKiA- 

shine fell upon the pretty bird, and the 
clilldren saw with Hurpriu* I'nat tints 

of thft brightest 'i>lu^^||§[|pi||g|M#° 

Although the children did not know 
It, the spirit of happiness li»d always 
been a dweller in their humblo litti* 
cottage.— a'he Children'* KacMln*. 

ii r ^•■ i r ''^^ \y 

xm QVB0T or A MMMUHllfiil, 

(Theodore S. Cllt 

One of the moat 
takings of my Ilf«^w*»'1j||i:^ 
coiin>*ny with' my' «»Hi|l^^ 
sue and shoot a sea'OttfiEsJ 
fornlan coast, about tl»t 
of .Slan Simeon Bay, 'J 
jn itself would not Hft*^ 
llous except that Tik' 
Fobruary, the stof 

At the llroe. I «(|>[^ 

during an abacm^f/^ 

t)M -'t<>*t ranch: .iHlifi| 

h*w- the »r#»l»f|./^f 

l^uid to aeconiklHWI ' 

(Anna Lpuiso Strong^ liMiSfcmtvrtlMi- 

Journal of £daoatlon.t 
Strong la the pulse of yoatb, 

Sweet is the call of tVttnWt 
But the city boy in tlia«it|» ilt«fMir'* 
Is a desperat«b hUDt«« tUttA ^ 
' ■ .'^ 

Down wherre the Mfo ron*i*lil|j|| 

After the long (Mlio^t #a|5i 
Tho mothers «« on tow 

To watch, tho o]|»fM«ljg^ 
Craps and oat .and'' 'BimHililW* 

They lau«h and «hM||f> 
And here In tho «f— *«*■•* ■ 
Are fottrtesil 

A attddWBi patta«t;*|| 

A ««Wld«ll 



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"^T-^-r^-^ ''Kf} • ?'-■■'■ '-f" '^ ' 

, MIy M, ItU 


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There are some people who have an un- 
fortunate talent for both saying and doing the 
wrong thing and ia consequence placing 
themselves in the most invidious positions. 
Some, no doubt, awake to this fact when it is 
too late ; others, however, are blissfully un- 
conscious, that there is anything unusual 
either in their remarks or in the surroundings 
in which they have placed themselves. The 
latter are undoubtedly the ones to be envied — 
and imitated for :it least, they do n"t try to 
mend the mistakes they Iiunc made, always a 
fruitless and generally an undigniticd thing 
to do. If you make a social blunder — leave it 
alone — you can't make it better, but you may 
make it ten times worse. If you make a social 
blunder it is quite possible that you are the on- 
ly person to notice: so like Brer Rabbit, you 

1^1 i;** T^.,. ^*^iA' «»»*^» 9%r\1-V\i*\tY 


pie blunder into false or delicate positions 
from sheer nervousness. They, know there is ' 
one subject they must avoid when they meet 
so and so, but they have repeated, this to them- 
selves so often that naturally their mind is 
lull of the forbidden subject, and in the first 

rv a u£e ' 6f the coii\^5f55.t!6ii— otit it C<! ! >111&5^^ ' .^_1 ' „.. 
Then, too, there are some people wKq, 
quite unconsciously connect certain .evesfcts 
with certain people. A knows B's father bias 
been shut up for years as a hopeless lunatic, 
yet whenever she meets B she is sure to make 
some stupid remark abmit lunatics. This is 
the sort of thing that invariably hajipens. B 
says "We have been rcpapering the drawing- 
room and my wife has been moving the furni- 
ture about. 1 think you'll agree with me, we 
have made great improvements." 

"Oh." .says A waggishly, ■"bacl hal)it, mov- 
ing one's furniture al)out : signs of mental 
abberration." .\ does not know why he says 
this .sort of thing to B — but he does. C'est plus 
fort, qui hu ! 

In fact, an unkind sprite seems sometimes 
to inspire us with the tnost unf-.;!-ti!iiale idea= 
and we ask two people to meet who are not 
on speaking terms or we inquire anxiously 
and insistently after our friend's pet dog — 
who has just suffered the happy (lispatch. 

This kind of blunder belongs to the class 
it is hopeless to try, and cover up. 

But there are others which no woman in 
the world should be guilty of. It is unpardon- 
able to invade your friends antl neighbors at 
uncanonical hours, or to overwhelm them 
with mistaken kindness. There are certain 
things, too, which cannot be done. When a 
new little bride asks you to take her to a gar- 
den party given by thost; stiff neighbors of 
yours whom you hardly know yourself, or 
when the son of dull Mrs. C asks you to form 
a party he is giving in his mother's aljsence at 
her house, you know that to agree to either of 
those propositions would land you in a very 
false position. And society is full of similar 
pitfalls. But if nervousness, stupidity, and 
that negative virtue, good nature, are respon- 
sible for many social blunders, there exist 
other and less harmless contributory causes. 
Indi.screet curiosity and a love of malicious 
gossip often make people overstep the bounds 
of good breeding. They forget that rule of 
manners wh'ni v/;\- taught i' cw in their 
childhood, nan\ely, that it is lude to ask (pies- 
tions. A sp .ci:i; v.e.ikness of the.:<" inquisi- 
tive bu.sybodies is a wish to interfere with 
purely private afifairs. Such as one's monthly 
salary, for example, .\nother example is a 
wish to interfere between mistress and maid. 
They are quite sure that poor dear Mrs. 
Blank's Marv Jane is no better than she ought 
to be. And equally sure that it is their boun- 
den dutv to enlighten poor dear Mrs. Blank. 
To judge bv the number of questions which 
I get based on this subject, it is an alluring one 
but there is nothing truer than that, "11 ne 
faut pas mettre, Ic doit entre I'arbre et 
recorce." It is most foolish to tell people 
tales about their servants and one of the most 
uncalled for social blunders. 

You will get no thanks. In all probability 
you won't be believed— and the purity of your 
motives will be doubted. 

You will see that 1 was right when I ad- 
vised you to have a long black satin coat early 
in the beginning of the season. 1 am glad it 
has been so useful, and I think that the idea of 
having large lace revers an exceedingly good 
one. I like colored satin coats in the evening 
very much, but in the day time prefer the neu- 
tral shades, such as mole color, grey, and a 
kind of deep fawn, which look charming in 
satin. The fa'ct is, nobody can do without 
coats of all kinds, because we have altered our 
wa}s and must provide accordingly. I always 
think that a coat is so nice for those who want 
to wear smart gowns at parties and who must 
travel in train, taxi, or motor-omnibus. Noth- 
ing is so disagreeable as to feel dressed u\) in 
the street, and the very thin satin, cashmere 
and cloth coats have proved invaluable. Su- 
rah and the,t>€W, supple taffetas have been 

. 1 1 4.1.- ^^r.^4- ,1-r. ,,.,l-.s-.. „.,.! ^Kl-i, ,,,.,I. 

tmvil UV CMC glCctt 111 c.-».:>tt i4iix«.i .-t, cmvi tA* c n . . t» *., • . 

tus<>ore is not in favor for smart gowns this 
seasoir it sttii remaiijs an ideal material for a 
summer dust coat. I have seen some attrac- 
tive tussore coats trimmed either with stitched 
bands of ^WS'same material or with ])i])ings of 
color round the deep revers and the cuffs. 
Later on when we come to require traveling 
coats I am qu ite sure that the fleecy woola 

V • : -III I ( 

I iif I ■ 

\,tJ«ttS WlLll 


rrrrn — rrr- 
wm uc 

tile Sjiiari. 

thing to choose, and these coats are infinitely 
lighter in weight than they have ever been be- 

July always brings garden parties without 
number, and the girls who have wisely chosen 






Two Pretty Effects in Street Costumes 


There is literally no limit to the wzy in 
which the evening gown can be renovated. 
•~F,or' Jiistance?*! saw a^-ball gown the other flay 
of white satin with a beautifully embroidered 
pearl panel all the way down the back and 
front. The back panel had been stepped upon 
and a big "skeg" had been left as an ugly con- 
sequence at the hem. This, however, was com- 
pletely altered by a bordering of very losely 
embroidery laid on over the tear, and it looked 
just as though it were originally part of the 
decorative scheme. Even the foulard gowns 
are often made with an upper dre^s ninon. and 
every blemish is minimized by the filmy soft- 
ness of this pretty transparency. Yet another 
pretty fashion that recurs at intervals is that 
of using lace flouncing. At the moment it is 
very much seen hung either from ninon tunics 
or arranged one tier upon another. Naturally 
enough, the lace must not be run on too full, 
because, although the hobble skirt is as dead 
as a door nail, there is still a becoming straight 
line a*KHit the skirt of the period that should 
not be iiiterfcrcd with. 

a good lawn or embroidery gown invariably 
sc-ore.. Tile washing gown comes back from a 
good laundry looking perfectly fresh and clean, 
and it can be worn with a big "Charlotte" of 
embroidery or lace, while the sash tied high 
at the waist a TEmpire looks charming upon a 
washing gown. The new Marquisette goyvns 
also clean remarkably well, but nothing will 
ever quite oust the lawn and lace washing 
frock from its well-won position, 

I wish that somebody would start an agita- 
tion against over-scenting. Once or twice 
lately at parties I have been overcome by the 
concentrated essence of lily-of-the-valley and 
strong white lilac, which are both now so 
fashionable. One reads of the vulgarity of 
patchouli in the old days, but it can never have 
been worse than what we endure now, and 
however good it may be for the scent trade, it 
is exceedmgly unpleasant for the rest of the 

There is a perfect passion just now for veils 
in a pal^ ecru shade wi th. a ftcrol I, silk pattern 

embroidered all over them. These veils are 
.excell.e,, dUi^t-prptectors^^and th^y are also 
very becoming. 'iMie American fashion oFpin- 
ning the veil together at the back of the neck 
has its advantages, but it is nece.ssary to use 
a sensible safety-pin brooch, which \vill not 
catch into the meshes of the net. The best 
method of arranging these veils is to pin them 
together round the neck first of all, and then 
gather the rest of the veil up on to the hat. 
The reverse process does not give such a be- 
coming result. 

Very pretty mobs of lace, wreathed with 
flowers and trimmed with long velvet stream- 
ers, are being made for the young girls, and the 
little helmet-shaped hats with brim rolled up 
at the back and down in the front, decked with 
ostrich-feathers, have made much havoc with 
the affections of us all. The large hat, becom- 
ing as it is, is distinctly a nuisance from the 
practical point of view, and the beneficetat 
consequence to the milliner is that she is now 
asked to providi.Jboth kinds of millinery. 

Every year sees an improvement in our 
mode of cooking vegetables. Proper respect 
is shown them both in their preparation and 
dishing up, and they are not merely boiled 
and served as a garnish to a joint of meat. We 
have, however, much to learn even yet of the 
many and delicious ways of preparing for the 
table the most common and inexpensive of 
garden produce. The following are a few sug- 
gestions which may be hcl])ful in this connec- 
tion : 

Vol-au-Vent of V'»grtabl«s 

.Make a vol-au-vent case of puff pastry and 
decorate it with whipped white of egg, using 
a pipe and bag for the purpose. Return it to 
the oven to set the egg, tlien fill it with the 
jircpared vegetable ragout, dish up on a dish.- 

nnT-.»r ill o iir-it- rlicli 51 n d srrvf at OUCe. I' Or 
,,„,-^. ... « . , .-. 

the raiirout, boil separately a few vegetables, 
siicii rts pccts, J iciiCii oeans, uroau wcans, 
voung carrot, turni]), and new potatoes, cut- 
ting all but the peas and broad beans into small 
dice. \\ hen cooked and well drained, mix 
them together, adding some of the following 
sauce, saving the liquor the vegetables were 
cookfd in to make it with. Put one and a half 
^^..cta. of butter in a stewf^Mil "Wirh -an" rnmre 
and a half of fine flour. Fry them togerher 
witb.o'.it discoloring. Then stir on to them 
threc-c|uarters of a pint of the liquor from the 
vegetables. Stir till it boils, then add a cpuir- 
ter of a pint of cream, a ])inch of salt, and four 
drops of lemon juice. Hoil, and keep skimmed 
till reduced a (juarter jiart, then strain and use. 

Tomato Souffles 

Pass half a pound of firm tomatoes — not 
over-ripe — a fine sieve. Whip in a till white and thick one and a half gills 
of cool liijuid aspic jelly. .-\dd to it three- 
(|uarters of a pint of very stiffly-whipped 
cream, a dessertspoonful of tarragon vin- 
egar, a flust of coralline pepper and salt, an 
eggspoonful (^f castor sugar, a few drops of 
carmine, and the tomato' pulp. Surround some 
ollic Swiiiiic CS-^C.T witi'i !')anviS .11 v.'i.'.te p..|jt;. 
secured with sealing-wax. Pour the prejjared 
mixture into the cases, and stand them in the 
refrigerator for about half an hour. Then re- 
move the papers, sprinkle the souffles with a 
little choDped parsley, dish them on a dish 
])aper in a silver dish, and serve as an entree 
for dinner <.)r luncheon. 

French Beans 
Take two poimds of freshly-.gathered 
I'rench beans. String and, if quite young, only 
cut them in half. \Vash in cold water. Drain 
and ])lunge them into plenty of boiling water, 
seasoned with salt, and with a tiny piece of 
washing soda in it. Boil quickly for fifteen 
mintttes or more, then drain un a sieve. To 
make this a nourishing dish, put a few cooked 
flageolets with the beans. Melt three ounces 
of good fresh butter in a stewpan. put in the 
beans and flageolets. Heat them thoroughly, 
sprinkle with a little Icmon-juice', and turn 
out on to a very hot dish. Garnish with small 
rings of fried bread, and serve at once. 
Spinach Patties 
Make some pastry cases, such as used for 
oyster patties, and keep them hot. Take two 
pounds of spinach, pick the stalks off, and well. Put the spinach in a large sauce- 
pan and cover with cold water. .\dd a salt- 
spoonful of salt and a tiny piece of washing 
soda. Viring cpiickly to the boil, keeping the 
spinach pressed under the water with a spoon. 
Boil for two minutes, then drain and wash 
well in cold water. Press all the water from 
the spinach, chop it. and rub it through a 
coarse wire sieve. Put it in a stevvpan with 
two ounces of butter, a dtist of pepper, salt, 
and castor sugar, and a tablespoonfulof flour. 
Mix well together, and add two tablespoon fuls 
of cream. Bring to the boil, and fill the pastry 
cases with the spinach. Dish up on a dish 
paper, and serve very hot. 

Curry of Vegetables Iced 
Melt two ounces of butter in a stewpan, add 
four onions, sliced and cut into dice. Fry till 
a light brown, then add a pinch of herbs, a 
tcaspoonful of Oxo, an ounce of ground rice, 
the strained juice of a lemon, a dessertspoonful 
of curry powder, or less if very strong, a pinch 
of salt and coralline pepper, a pint and a half 
of ve""etable stock, and' five .«heet.«. of finest 
leaf gelatine. Stir all together till boiling. 
Then simmer gently till the onions are soft. 
Rub all through a wire .sieve, add a quarter of 
a pint of stiffly-whipped cream to the puree 
when coqI. and' mix in a pint of .cooked vege- 
tables that have been cut into neat shapes. 
Keep on ice for half an hour, then dish up with 
a border of cold cooked rice, sprinkling this 
chopped parsley. 

New Poutocs 
Take as many as required of medium-sized 
new potatoes, clean and scrape them, using 
cold water. Put them in a stewpan with a lit- 
tle salt and a sprig or two of mint. Cover 
with cold water. Bring quickly to tlie boll, 
then boil gently for about fifteen minutes* Re- 
move the mint, pour away all the water, partly 
cover the stew-pan, and stand it on the sidt of 
the stove for the potatoes to dry, DIrfi i\ 
up in a pile in a hot dish, and p«wr«V|f, 
a tomato puree made thus: Gttt.j ^ *" 
ripe tomatoes, p*it tbcra in'"^ 

two ounces of butter, mti ef ii««ii«in^K3i 

root, half a teaspoonful 
little pepper ind saU, andl' 

gently for a quarter of an hour. Add a few 
drops of carmine, and rub all through a heir 
sieve. Reheat the puree, and use as directed, 
sprinkling it with a little chopped parsley. 
Green Peas 
Take as many freshly-gathered peas as re- 
quired, shell them, and keep them covered 
with a damp cloth. Put them in a stewpan 
with an onion, a well-washed lettuce, and a 
piece of mint, Jivipg the two latter in a piece 
of muslin. Sea'son with .salt, and cover the 
peas with boiling water. Watch the water re- 
boil, and cook gcntlv for about fifteen or twen- 
ty minute:-. Drain on an upturned sieve. Melt 
an ounce of l)utter in a stewpan, add the peas, 
let them heat thoroughly, then dLsh them up 
in a porder of plainly boiled Patna rice, and 
garnish round it with small quarters of cook- 
ed tomatoes, a few blanched almonds fried in 
butter, also some stoned raisins, cooked in the 

same way. 

Select small and quite young marrows. 
Peel them very thinly, cook in plenty of salt- 
ed boiling water till tender. Take them up 
and plunge into cold water. Then drain care- 
fully on an upturned wire sieve. Place them 
in the dish in which they are to be served, and 

together a quarter of a pint ot Bechamel sauce 
-Nvith half a pint of liquid aspic jelly and a quar- 
ter of pint of cream. Flavor with a little tarra- 
gon vinegar and salt to taste. Boil the sauce 
for eight minutes, keeping it skimmed. Strain, 
and when it is nearly cold. Sprinkle it, 
when poured over the marrows, with a little 
chcopped parsley. 


AMnen the Prince of Wales was installed 
a lynight of the Garter the other day there 
were many enthusiastic commaits on his 
demeanor during the ceremony. It seemed a 
surprise to some people that the young prince 
should betrav no signs of nervousness, or in- 
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which he appeared as the leading figure. 

Yet why should wr find anything surpris- 
ing in the Prince's perfect competence? There 
is in it a significance beyond the garter cere- 
mony. In other departments of life people 
who do not fail to recognize that such com- 
petence is not an accident but the result of 
instinct, educated by training and industry, 
it is only about the competence of royal per- 
.sons for their business that there are the 
strangest notions. A number of us fail to give 
royalty its due. 

Perhaps we can only estimate the value of 
royal demeanour at public functions by con- 
juring up a picture of a country where such 
functions would have to be carried through 
by officials without either inherited instinct 
or special training. Mr. Jones is president of 
the Republic.' and is we assume, an excellent 
fellow. Master Jones is no better, and no 
worse than most boys. But neither of them 
shines at ceremonial functions. Of course, 
some one says, "Well, that is the fault of the 
ceremony — silly, meaningless, outward, slow. 
Abolish it." But you can never abolish cere- 
mony. It is the necessary symbol of the in- 
evitable public relations between man and 
man. Rather you must educate your Joneses 
to do well what most monarchs do well. And 
you nmst be prepared for the Joneses doing 
it indifferently until they are educated. 

It takes a long time to build up certain 
instincts. Now is the time to meditate on the 
importance of behaviour. ' Few people con- 
sistently behave well. Royalty could teach 
fhem a lesson if they had the disposition to 


A correspondent who har. just enjoyed a 
holiday scamper through France, Germany 
and VJelgium, laments the decay of a practice 
that has given many travelers a little innocent 
pleasure and satisfaction. Every one knows 
the joke about the indignation of the Ameri- 
can tourist when a too attentive servant care- 
fully cleaned all the hotel labels off his trunk 
Apparently this harmless form of ostentation 
is itu longer j>Oa5ii>ic, Our cGrrcsponacnt 
reached home with only one addition to the 
hotel labels on his bag, and this in spite of the 
fact that he had rested at a dozen places. At 
one hotel he asked for a label, and was told 
that the practice had been discontintied. The 
explanation offered was that the luggagDe 
label is an out-of-date form of arfvcrtisemt"" 
and no longer sufficiently effeCttial to |liii 
its continuation, the ^t ot ^^1 MfH' 
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'it is expected that <nie of the first depart- 
ivcmal matters— or rather matters of larger 
.trprnmcTTtnl tvlu v-t.. in .wabmit t ed by Hon, 
Tlinmas Taylor ior executive cuH^idc^at:on 
uoon the return to the Capital of Premier Mc- 
P.'ride in a week or ten days' time, wd! be with 
re-ard to the action tu- be taken l)y the gov- 
ernment to meet the situation that hasgradu- 
,Vilv presented itself in respect to the protec- 
tion of Barkerville from periodical overflow by 
the v.'aters of William.s Creek, or as an alter- 
native the removal of the town to a near lo- 
calitv ..n hiuhor -rouud an<l safe from inunda- 
tion 'when the sprin- rains and meltmg snows 
convert the usually staid atul tranqud creek 
i^to a turbulent torrent. Whether or not the 
mi-c-estions contained in the report recently 
m^de by Mr. Napier, of the departments en- 
g-ineering corps, as rccommendation-j to the 
Governmcmi, will be accepted and acted upon, 
cannot as vet be conjectured— but it is cer- 
tainlv a proposal demanding careful consider- 
ation and prior investigation ot all issues in- 
volved, when one speaks calmly of abandoning 
or removing a long established town. 

And this in effect is what ^Ir. Napier has 


Hi*^ recommendation is based upon caretul 
consideration of the situation at Barkerville 
from the technical professional standpoint, 
this situation being graphically and dispassion- 
ately indicated in the report it.self. as pubhsh- 
cd in these columns a week ago. It is briefly 
that the protective bulkhead be strengthened 
and maintained for a further period of two 
years, at the expiry nf which steps be taken 
to establish a new Barkerville, elsewhere in 
the vicinity and the district. 

The reasons for the suggestion are cogent, 


primarilv. it is pointed out that the mining 
industry is the support of Barkerville and the 
district' adjacent. It also is the virtually sole 
resource of the district, and its single contribu- 
tor to Provincial revenue. 

And the necessities of the mining industry 
in its development demand that the very con- 
ditions that have produced Barkerville s an- 
nually recurrent floods through the silting up 
of Williams Creek shall now be accentuated 
and enlarged— that the mines and the district 
and Barkerville itselt may go forward and 

And the moving of Barkerville °";^« "^^^^^ 
hand does not present so formidab e diHicul 
ties as the mere mention suggests to tne 
mnd The architectural ^l-ies jf tl-^ town 
are nil divided by several, and from the 
^^. money standpoint it P^o^^J^^^^ 
be infinitely cheaper to pay out the $10,000 jr 
$12,000 representing the total improvement 
values of the town rather than ."^^'"tain lo. 
another year or two the protective ^buUch<.ad. 
It is not in impo.sing buildings, but 'n it., 
cherished and splendid memories, tha Bar^ 
kerville lives and deserves always to li-.c m 
world-wide remembrances. And whether ro- 
mance and historical associations are mov- 
able to order is matter for debate. 

The strong probability is that a further in- 
vestigation will be ordered shortly, touching 
not only the engineering but all issues in- 
,.olved-and upon the report of such investi- 
cration the Government will act--either aban- 
doning Barkerville and cstabhshing a new 
town on a townsite a mile or so distant from 
the historic Cariboo capital, or at some other 
even more suitable location, m close touch 
with the mining enterprises which are the me 
of the district, and which under John Hopp, 
[ B Hobson and other staunch champions, 
and with lessened transportation charges to 
the district and more adequate means of bring- 

ing water to the gravels, appear to have been 
recently reawakened, to bring yet other mil- 
honrof virgingold to the insatiable coffers 
of the world. 

In whatever decision may be reached, care 
must be taken to recognize not only the Pres- 
ent situation as affecting Barkerville.. hut the 
final result when other enterprises have been 
inaugurated and other watercourses and stor- 
a"re areas, such as Jack of Ckrbs Lake, have 
been affected as they will !be by progressive 
mining movements. 

And if it be Fate's dictate that historic Bar- 
kerville— the Barkerville that first like a mag- 
net drew the eyes of the world hitherward- 
shall cease to be, the site and town relin- 
quished to accommodate the growing mining 
business of the district, it surely will be a 
finale in keeping with the romance of tl^ 
camp To raze such a famous centre, the mar- 
ket place and capital of auriferous W illiams, 
Antler, Grouse and neighbor creeks of the 
early "sixties"— to obliterate the camp as 
meteorically as it was given existence, were 
surely less prosaic and infinitely less melan- 
choly than to see it deserted, melancholy, for- 
potten, sink into dismal ruin as have Boston 
Bar, Brooklyn, and so many, many other 
Western metropoli-to-be which have seen 
their short halcyon days— and are no more. 


Western peoples everywhere show signs of 
a determination to maintain themselves in 
conditions far above the minimum necessary 
for exi'^tence, even though this standard has to 
be preserved by a restriction of their nunVbcrs, 
tacit or otherwise. It can hardly be doubted 
that such communities will always be able to 
1.1 J ^u^: — ,.,« and ♦■^^a* wh<»n nressure arises 
they will even take the offensive against tne 
communities living on the lower .scale. War 
may change its scope or type, but the struggle 
of one race to supplant another, of one form ot 
civilization to crown out another that -is '_^sSa 
efficierit. must continue and will be intensified 
as the habitable world fills up. At the present 
time we see that certain Oriental races, by 
their contentment with a lower standard of 
living, can undersell and would eventually dis- 
place the Western races by their cheapness, 
provided they can live under the shelter of 
the white man's system of law and order. 
Sooner or later the white man revolts and re- 
*ftiscs to »ul« competition, on these racial- 
ly unequal terms; he excludes the Oriental by 
force, and his continued ability to do so will 
depend upon the vigor, the initiative, we mitfht 
ev«n say the masterfulness, of the conwnuimy 
he developia. Now these qualities are of tpfe 
sort Wniih w^ cannot help associating with 
flesli-e»«lB« "«**• »n<* ^« have been endwvor- 
Sw^Sifc tftiil: there is some sclentHtc u 
^fi as sodologicil bapis for this conpecttett. 

oeople likely to remain dominant m the press 
of nations, advocate the spread of vegetarian- 
ism despite its undoubted economy, bor 
men, as for nations, vegetarianism is one form 
of the Polonius creed of playing safety, but 
playing safety at best only secures an undis- 
tutied existence and may only end an an early 
and unhonored grave.— A. D. Hall, M,A., 
F.R.S., in Harper's Magazine. 



"That man will not"ii7e to be old/' remarked 
a sdentist. "He has not a sing e physiological 
fnA«lof long life. His-head is narrow.- 1« 
has narrow eyes and nostrils, and a long, deli- 
cate hand all of which augur ill for length o 

days If yott observe carefully, you will find 
fha^t/whh'iare exceptions, which only serve o 

emphasize the rule, men who live to be old 
STve wide heads above the ears and wide fore- 
SSs. LWge and wide nostrils are always evi- 
dence that tho« two important organs, the 
lungs and the heart, are px>d. The ears m old 
Zl arc almost invariabry p aced low. Agafn 
SriS-Uved p^ple hiive fisually broad and short 
handsLinelegant. it vm be, but stiU^n mdi- 
caSbn of long tt«*. It therefore, you^ jee a 
Stanwho an?w«r# these pM^ con4itions, 
y<«, miy saiiehr, birring accidetttt, pttA\^i for 
Him length 6f dAyi." 



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Our men. perfectly steady, did not reply un- 
til ordered to a few seconds later, and when 
they did they fairly combed the top of that 
dyke with bullets. We were advancing at a 
walk and it was point-blank range, and our 
fire so disconcerted the enemy that thoiigh 
they plied their rifles with great vigor, they 
were not exposing themselves enough to get 
n«x, crvrrnf trood aim. They were armed en- 
Ti^rely with Mausers, so that they ha^ no smoke 
to interfere with them, while our Sprmgfields 
produced the usual prairie-fire effect >yhat 
little wind there was, however, served to drive 
the smoke behind instead.oi ahfad pf U5,..sq^. 
that we were not so much troubled by it as or- 

The men were under perfect control, and 
while somewhat excited, were attending to 
their knitting. There had been scarcely a word 
spoken" except for the occasional commands 
K?ven by officers and non-commissioned of- 
ficers, bit when we were within eighty yards 
I had the "Charge" blown. Only the men 
near the trumpeter coijld h«ir it, but a^r they 
raised a ycU and went forward on a run the 
others followed euit- It does not take long to 
cover eighty yard* if ywt wein a hurry, «nd 
in no time we were among them. Of course, 
as ioon U- mt men began to run, they ceas^ 

We had molested them- no further, and had let 
Them eo k is probable that the ^ight wo«^d 
Ke^dei^Tjice. but o^rX^t^lSfvJTfr 

them •«<* » 8<»*»^ "**"y ***"?*^. *rs S^Xt 
iSes, U did not »eem to octur *» ««" "Vr 
Iw i^oild ?e *!wi)red Miey tl»rew ^fowntheir 

the only time Itt iilj^ ^ *^*iiJ'';S?S 
Sctually used.-Brig.-Gen. Frederick Ft 

in Scfibner's. 

"Waiter!" called a jBner »* » |«^ 
**come here at once! Here* a not* « 
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